Niebla Declaration on Revitalizing the Protection of Refugees

Global Consultations, 1 December 2001

Adopted at the Fifth Symposium on International Humanitarian Law, entitled "The Revitalizing of the Protection of Refugees" and held at the University of Huelva from 29 November to 1 December 2001, organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Seminar on International Studies, with the collaboration of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Geneva Convention relating to the Status of Refugees of 28 July 1951.

On this occasion,

In this regard, WE DECLARE the necessity for consideration of the following criteria to revitalize the protection and assistance of refugees:

Niebla, 1 December 2001