Refugees Law

PROCLAMATION NO. 1110 -2019 REFUGEES PROCLAMATION

PROCLAMATION NO. 1110 -2019 REFUGEES PROCLAMATION

 

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WHEREAS, Ethiopia is providing asylum and protection to refugees and promoting the search for

durable solutions whenever conditions permit;

 

WHEREAS,      Ethiopia      has      ratified International   Treaties   relating   to   Refugees

and make  integral  part  of  the  law  of  the  land  ;  and  is party   to   the   OAU

Convention   Governing   the Specific  Aspects  of  Refugee  Problems  in  Africa, done in Addis

Ababa;

 

WHEREAS,   it   is   necessary   to   have   a comprehensive legal framework, in accordance with

international   standards,   that   contains   rights   and entitlements embodied in the aforesaid

International Conventions, provides better protection to refugees and promotes sustainable

solutions;

WHEREAS,      the      existing      Refugee Proclamation  No.  409/2004  is  not  painstaking  and

does  not  reflect  the  current  overall  developments and  progresses  made  in  refugee

protection,  it  has become    necessary   to    enact    a    new    Refugees Proclamation  to

improve,  within  available  means, comprehensive     protection     and     assistance     to

refugees;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article  55(1)  of  the  Constitution  of  the  Federal

Democratic   Republic   of   Ethiopia,   it   is   hereby Proclaimed as follows.

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