Useful resources


A glossary providing a basic explanation of terms that are often used in contemporary discussions around asylum and migration.

Refugee and human rights law

A summary of refugee and humanitarian law relating to children's rights in the context of the ongoing refugee crises.

Speech at the Global Child Forum by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Mr. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, United Nations high Commissioner for Human Rights gave a speech at the Global Child Forum addressing the children's rights and the refugee crisis. 

Joint statement to the Child Rights Forum

A joint statement made to the Child Rights Focum made by CRIN and 83 other organisations: "Children cannot wait - 7 priority actions to protect children in migration"

Joint open letter to the European Council

A joint letter sent to the European Council by a coaliton of NGOs calling for a more humane response to the refugee crisis. 

Legal resources

A collection of legal resources including legislation, contact databases and case law to do with children's rights and refugee law.

End Child Detention of Children campaign

The Global Campaign to End Immigration Detention of Children was launched during the 19th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in 2012, to draw attention to the many detrimental effects that immigration detention has on children.

ACLU Sign on letter to Congress regarding Syrian refugees and the US refugee resettlement program

This sign-on letter, expresses support for the U.S. refugee resettlement program and urges Members of Congress to oppose proposals that call for the suspension of the U.S. refugee resettlement program or the imposition of restrictions on funding for Syrians and other groups of refugees.

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