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Children and Youth

Refworld documents related to children, including legal, policy and background information. This "Special Feature" on children is regularly maintained and contains legal, policy and operational material.

Legal Documents Related to Children

UNHCR Policy Documents Related to Children

UNHCR ExCom and Standing Committee

At many occasions, UNHCR's Executive Committee has dealt with issues relating to children.

Other Policy Documents Related to Children

Documents Related to Children

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Best Interests Principle in Europe

Ensuring respect for the best interests of unaccompanied and separated children.

Child Protection Issue Briefs

Child Protection Issue Briefs are prepared by the Child Protection Unit in the Division of International Protection, and are intended to serve as quick reference notes on key thematic protection issues. The Child Protection Issue Briefs provide Key messages on the theme, define main concepts, outline key actions for UNHCR and partners (with examples from the field) and provide references for further reading.

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