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General legal considerations: search-and-rescue operations involving refugees and migrants at sea

UNHCR guidance regarding law of the sea, non-refoulement, and rescue and interception at sea. 

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Civil Society
Government
Intergovernmental Organization
Migrant Association
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No
Regional Review Process
No
GCM Objectives
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Published

General legal considerations: search-and-rescue operations involving refugees and migrants at sea

UNHCR guidance regarding law of the sea, non-refoulement, and rescue and interception at sea. 


*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).