Belgrade Centre for Human Rights – webinar: Recognizing Refugee qualifications

The Belgrade Centre for Human Rights, with the support of the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees in Belgrade, held a webinar on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, on the topic „Recognizing Refugee qualifications“. The center traditionally organizes trainings on topic of importance for the integration of refugees in the society of the Republic of […]


Bojan Stojanovic „The view of the Human Rights Committee in the case of Ioane Teitiota v. New Zeland, and it is relevante for international law“ Collection of papers, Faculty of Law University of Nis, no. 87/2020, p. 73-89

The scientific work of Bojan Stojanović, legal adviser at Belgrade centre for human rights „The view of the human rights Committee in the case of Ioane Teitiota v. New Zeland, and it is relevant for international law“ was published in the current Collection of papers of the Faculty of Law University of Nis. The paper […]


Developing standard operating procedures to facilitate the protection of trafficked persons (IOM and UNHCR joint document)

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have issued a joint document that has developed standard operating procedures to facilitate the protection of trafficked persons. The Framework Document is an amended and supplemented version of the document published in December 2009. The Framework Document is intended as […]


UNHCR Guidelines No. 5: Loss and Deprivation of Nationality in accordance with Articles 5-9 of the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

On May 20, 2020, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) adopted the Guidelines on Statelessness (on Loss and Deprivation of Nationality under Articles 5-9 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness). The conventions related to the fight against statelessness, as well as the UNHCR guidelines, represent the operationalization of the right […]


UNHCR: Practical Recommendations and Good Practice to Address Protection Concerns in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

On 9 April 2020, the UNHCR Regional Office for Europe, published a document entitled “Practical Recommendations and Good Practice to Address Protection Concerns in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic”. The document builds on the practices of developing countries in Europe and beyond, as well as UNHCR’s operational experience in managing the influx of asylum […]


CJEU decision in the case of the European Commission v. Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic

On 2 April 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered its judgment in combined case European Commission v. Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic, previously initiated individually for all three EU Member States. In this case, the proceedings of all three states that have failed to comply with the Relocation Decisions,[1] […]


Let’s stop the pandemic together!

Belgrade Center for Human Rights has prepared educational leaflets „Let’s Stop the Pandemic Together“. The leaflets are informative in nature and aim to inform on the COVID-19 disease prevention measures in a simple and accessible way. In addition to Serbian, the leaflets are also available in English, Arabic and Persian thanks to support from the […]


The rights and health of refugees, migrants and stateless must be protected in COVID-19 response – OHCHR, IOM, UNHCR and WHO joint press release

Geneva, 31 March 2020 In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, we are all vulnerable. The virus has shown that it does not discriminate – but many refugees, those forcibly displaced, the stateless and migrants are at heightened risk. Three-quarters of the world’s refugees and many migrants are hosted in developing regions where health systems […]