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Refugee protection

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CRC Article = 22
The 1951 Convention and the 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees, the OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa (1969) and the Cartagena Declaration (1984) play an important role in the international system of refugee protection. The mandate of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is to provide international protection to refugees under the auspices of the United Nations and, together with governments, to seek permanent solutions to their problems. Article 22 of the CRC deals with the protection of refugee children, and obligates States Parties to ensure that these children receive appropriate protection and humanitarian assistance in the enjoyment of applicable rights set forth in the CRC and in other international human rights or humanitarian treaties to which States Parties are also Parties.

See also:
Humanitarian assistance   International humanitarian law   Refugee children   Refugee status   Refugee-assisting organizations   United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees