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Global Consultations

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An unprecedented conference in Geneva unanimously reaffirmed the commitment of the international community to the 1951 Refugee Convention in December 2001. The talks were part of UNHCR's Global Consultations process involving governments, non-governmental organizations, other groups and experts which continued into 2002 with an Agenda for Protection - a series of activities which will serve as a guide in strengthening refugee protection.




Expert Meetings

Follow-up expert meetings to take stock of developments in refugee law and to examine a number of emerging issues.

The Refugee Voice

As key stakeholders, refugees have contributed positively to the Global Consultations process.