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IML Information Note on the Principle of Non-Refoulement

The purpose of this Information Note is to provide a general overview of the principle of non-refoulement and to explain how the principle applies to all migrants. To this end, the Information Note can be used as a tool by those dealing with border management or returns of migrants to avoid the violation of international obligations.    

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Human rights
Legal regulations and traveller & migrant protection
Return migration
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Published

IML Information Note on the Principle of Non-Refoulement

The purpose of this Information Note is to provide a general overview of the principle of non-refoulement and to explain how the principle applies to all migrants. To this end, the Information Note can be used as a tool by those dealing with border management or returns of migrants to avoid the violation of international obligations.    


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