Catalogue of International and Regional Legal Standards

Refugee and Human Rights Law Standards Applicable to Asylum Governance


Publication by
FEITH TAN, Nikolas & VEDSTED-HANSEN, Jens / October 2021

This working paper sets out those international and regional legal standards of relevance to international asylum governance and policies of containment and mobility. The working paper’s primary purpose is providing a state-of-the-art overview of legal standards drawn from international and regional conventions on human rights and refugee instruments. In particular, the working paper focuses on those standards governing the asylum governance of six countries central to the ASILE project, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Jordan, South Africa and Turkey.