CRC Article = 22
Article 22 of the CRC accords special rights to refugee children. Under this provision, refugee children are defined as children who are seeking refugee status outside the country of their nationality or former habitual residence or who are considered a refugee in accordance with applicable international or domestic law and procedures, whether unaccompanied or accompanied by their parents or by any other person. States Parties are required to ensure that such children receive appropriate protection and humanitarian assistance in the enjoyment of applicable rights set forth in the CRC and in other human rights or humanitarian treaties to which States Parties to the CRC are also Parties (see "Refugee protection"). In cases where no parents or family members of a refugee child can be traced, the child shall be accorded the same protection as any other child permanently or temporarily deprived of his or her family environment, as set forth in Article 20 of the CRC.
Accompanied refugee children Family reunification Family tracing Humanitarian assistance Refugee protection Refugee status Refugee-assisting organizations Unaccompanied refugee children United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees