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III.9. Unhcr Executive Committee Conclusion No. 24 (XXXII) 1981 on Family Reunification

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This chapter deals with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Executive Committee Conclusion No. 24 (XXXII), 1981 on family reunification. In application of the principle of the unity of the family and for obvious humanitarian reasons, every effort should be made to ensure the reunification of separated refugee families. The generally positive trends in regard to the reunification of separated refugee families are greatly to be welcomed but a number of outstanding problems still need to be resolved. Given the recognized right of everyone to leave any country including his own, countries of origin should facilitate family reunification by granting exit permission to family members of refugees to enable them to join the refugee abroad. When deciding on family reunification, the absence of documentary proof of the formal validity of a marriage or of the filiation of children should not per se be considered as an impediment.

Keywords: family reunification; refugee families; UNHCR

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