Our priorities are to promote enabling conditions for voluntary repatriation, to ensure the exercise of a free and informed choice, and to mobilize support for returnees. In practice, we promote and facilitate voluntary repatriation through various means, including organizing "go-and-see" visits for refugees, compiling updated information on their country and region of origin, engaging in peace and reconciliation activities, promoting housing and property restitution, and providing return assistance and legal aid to returnees.
Repatriation Handbooks and Guides
Practical guides and protection principles on voluntary repatriation.
- Policy Framework and Implementation Strategy. UNHCR's role in support of the return and reintegration of displaced populations. Aug 2008
- Handbook for Repatriation and Reintegration Activities <em>(complete handbook)</em> 1 May 2004
- Quick Impact Projects (QIPs): A Provisional Guide 1 May 2004