Ad Hoc Committee of Experts on the Legal Aspects of Territorial Asylum, Refugees and Stateless Persons

Comité ad hoc d'experts sur les aspects juridiques de l'asile territorial, des réfugiés et des apatrides (CAHAR)

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within the framework of Council of Europe (CE). Current mandate adopted Nov 1994, by Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. As of 2010, ceased to exist.


Follow developments in the field of asylum, refugees and stateless persons, particularly in member states of the Council of Europe, in order to achieve a common stand among member states and make proposals for the solution of practical and legal problems; seek concrete solutions aimed at harmonization of rules and practices in Europe on matters of asylum policy; monitor progress at the United Nations and other worldwide or regional organizations and institutions.

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Draws up legal instruments - conventions and recommendations, including European Agreement on Transfer of Responsibility for Refugees. Most recent recommendations adopted by the Committee of Ministers include: the concept of membership of a particular social Group (MPSG) R (2004) 9; measures of detention of asylum seekers; return of rejected asylum seekers in the context of Article 3 ECHR; family reunion for refugees and other persons in need of international protection; temporary protection; subsidiary protection.


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 52 countries
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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Individuals
    • Exiles
    • Refugees
  • Information
    • Expertise
  • Government
    • Nation State
    • Citizenship
  • Law
    • Legality
  • Policy-making
    • Policy

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



Last News Received

27. Sep 2010
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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