Until the 1990s, UNHCR rarely made any reference to the issue of international migration in its policy documents and public statements. Indeed, the organization made a determined effort to separate the issue of refugee protection from that of international migration, so as to underline the special status and protection needs of people falling within its mandate.
Author(s): Crisp, Jeff
Full Title: Beyond the nexus: UNHCR’s evolving perspective on refugee protection and international migration
Publisher or Journal: UNHCR
Year of Publication: 2008
Document Type: Research Paper