International Refugee Law Workshop

14516433_655732711262815_4259278409576969130_nIn continuous of successive “International Refugee Law Training” the seventh Refugee Law Training termed as “How to Implement the Existing Legal Framework in Line with National and International Legal Obligations” was conducted by Hamida Barmaki Organization for the Rule of Law in cooperation with its German partner Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law, funded by German Foreign Office and with the close collaboration of Legal Protection Department of Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation, intended specifically for professional staff of MoRR, IOM and UNHCR.

The workshop commenced with brief summary of previous workshops on International Refugee Law with emphasis on implementation of refugee law in the light of domestic laws and policies of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Solution Strategy for Afghan Refugees, Adherence of MoUs and bi-multilateral treaties’ obligations (e.g. Iran, Pakistan, European Countries), Convention on Status of Refugees 1951 and its Protocol 1967, National legal framework concerning refugees, IDPs and returnees in the spotlight on asylum, housing, land and property laws and strategies for Afghan migrant workers.

The training gradually went more interesting when all participants were given practical team work opportunity whereas they were taught about the topic related issues and accordingly answered by the trainer with full feedback and group discussion of participants, which stand significantly auspicious opportunity for participants to enhance their knowledge.