Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States

Year: 2019
Type: Technical
Regions: Europe

Development and Adoption of the Model Law on Refugees by the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly with the UNHCR Expert Support; The CIS Interparliamentary Assembly consists of the parliamentary delegations of its Member Nations. The IPA CIS model laws constitute the international, primarily European, legal standards adjusted to the CIS environment. The model laws adopted by the Interparliamentary Assembly are submitted to the CIS Member Nations as templates for improving the national legislation. The issues of migration, including the forced migration, are particularly relevant in the Post-Soviet space. The development and adoption of the IPA CIS Model Law on Refugees will allow to establish minimum standards for the parliaments in further development/finalization of the national legislation related to asylum.