Committee
UNHCR
Country
Somalia

Author

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Committee: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Country: Federal Republic of Somalia

Delegate: Elena Formicone

TOPIC A: REGULATION ON TREATMENT OF REFUGEES ATTEMPTING TO CROSS BORDERS

As of 31 December 2015, there were 17,816 refugees and asylum seekers in Somali territory.  Approximately 62 per cent originated from Yemen, 36 per cent from Ethiopia and 2 per cent from various other countries, including Bangladesh, DRC, Eritrea, Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, and Uganda. We acknowledge that refugees and asylum seekers lack documentation, face risk of arbitrary arrest and detention and don’t have access to adequate human and social support services such as health care, livelihood opportunities and prospects for durable solutions. This situation is further compounded by a high ...