In Nigeria, the Eligibility Committee is responsible for matters relating to the determination of refugee status in the first instance under the National Commission for Refugee Act, 2004 (NCFR Act). In addition, the NCFR Act established the Refugee Appeal Board which acts as the second instance quasi-judicial body and hears appeals against the decisions of the Eligibility Committee.
Established in 1998, the Refugee Consortium of Kenya (RCK) is a legal aid organisation whose mission is to safeguard and protect the rights and dignity of asylum-seekers, refugees, and host-communities through provision of legal aid, psychosocial support, advocacy, capacity strengthening and promotion of inclusive governance.
Argentina: Asesoramiento y representación legal para personas solicitantes de asilo, refugiadas y apátridas
En Argentina existe desde el año 2012 un mecanismo de asesoría y representación legal público y gratuito para las personas solicitantes de asilo, refugiadas y apátridas …
In Argentina, since 2012, there has been a mechanism within the framework of the Federal Public Defenders’ Office of Argentina (MPD) to ensure free public legal advice and representation for asylum-seekers, refugees and stateless persons who wish to have legal assistance in the procedure for determining their status.
Ecuador: Fortaleciendo alianzas para la defensa legal de personas solicitantes de asilo y refugiadas
Conforme la Constitución de la República, la Defensoría Pública del Ecuador es un órgano autónomo de la Función Judicial cuyo fin es garantizar el pleno e igual…
In accordance with the 2008 Constitution of the Republic, the Public Defender’s Office of Ecuador (PDO) is an independent body of the judiciary whose purpose is to guarantee full
Philippines: Provision of free and accessible public legal assistance, counselling and representation to indigent persons of concern (POC)
In the Philippines, the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO), is the attached agency of the Department of Justice (DOJ) that provides indigent litigants free legal assistance, counselling and representation.