NHRC Recommends Legal Guide on Refuge Systems

Doha, The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) concluded a training workshop on mixed migration and asylum seeking, which it organized over two days in cooperation with the GCC regional representative of the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

The workshop has recommended that a legal guide be drafted that includes systems of refuge before referring it to the Arab League, with the guide featuring a specific definition for the refugee as well as building mechanisms of cooperation with relevant authorities and activating the role of these partnerships.

The workshop discussed in the second day a set of aspects, including registration as a protection method in cases of mixed migration as well as legal and security challenges such as sexual assault crimes, murder and exploitation

Source: Qatar News Agency