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dc.contributor.authorALIYEV, Alovsat
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-16T14:07:13Z
dc.date.available2019-05-16T14:07:13Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1814/62767
dc.description.abstractPatronage of the country is not limited to identifying the status of a refugee and displaced person and providing them with certain documents; it also deals with ensuring and protecting their social and economic rights. Azerbaijan is a post-Soviet country with a lot of refugees and displaced persons: 300 thousand naturalized refugees, 760 thousand displaced persons, around 2 thousand persons seeking political asylum and thousands of persons whose status is unclear1 This report aims to analyze current situation from the standpoint of legislation in the field refugee rights, namely right to labor and certain labor conditions, right to social protection and social security, access to public service, right to be provided with meals, clothes and residence, right to medical care, rights in the field of family relations and right to education. . From the first days of independence, the Republic of Azerbaijan has been taking steps to improve legislation and strengthen government agencies that are involved in legal relations with asylum seekers, refugees and displaced persons and are in charge of their social protection. Azerbaijan acceded to all UN Conventions relating to refugees and introduced certain changes into national legislation in accordance with these conventions. In addition to that, Azerbaijan is making efforts to solve the problems of displaced persons relying on UNHCR Guiding Principles. In addition to the law “On status of refugees and forcibly displaced (persons displaced within the country) persons”2 , which is the main law regulating rights of refugees and displaced persons, Azerbaijan also adopted some normative acts to enforce that law3 On May 21, 1999 the law “On social protection of displaced persons and persons . 4 equalized to them” was adopted. This law defines obligations of government bodies regarding accommodation of displaced persons and persons equalized to them (hereinafter referred to as displaced persons), their social protection etc.en
dc.description.sponsorshipConsortium for Applied Research on International Migration (CARIM-East) is co-financed by the European University Institute and the European Union
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesMigration Policy Centreen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCARIM-Easten
dc.relation.ispartofseriesExplanatory Notesen
dc.relation.ispartofseries2013/141en
dc.relation.urihttp://www.migrationpolicycentre.eu/
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen
dc.subjectAsylum seekers
dc.subjectRefugees
dc.subjectLegal framework
dc.titleSocial and economic rights of refugees and displaced persons in Azerbaijanen
dc.typeTechnical Reporten
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