This document sets out key legal considerations relevant for the protection of people fleeing conflict and famine affected countries, by outlining the applicability of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees1 and its 1967 Protocol2 (1951 Convention) as well as the broader refugee criteria included in the 1969 OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa (1969 OAU Convention).

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Organization: UNHCR

Topics: Environment, Migration and Refugees, COP25 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2017

Language: English