What is the qualification directive?

What is the qualification directive?

The purpose of the Qualification Directive is to harmonise the criteria by which Member States define who qualifies as a refugee, as well as other forms of protection for persons who face serious risks in their country of origin (subsidiary protection).

What is Article 15c?

protection. • Article 15 sets out the definition of serious harm, which includes reference to a. serious and individual threat to a civilian’s life due to indiscriminate violence in. international or internal armed conflict under Article 15(c)

What is subsidiary protection status?

Refugee status and subsidiary protection are both forms of international protection granted to asylum seekers. To qualify for subsidiary protection, a person must usually prove that they would face a risk of serious harm if returned to their country of origin.

Does the qualification holder have refugee status?

Crucially, a person must fear persecution for a specific reason such as their race, religion, nationality, or political opinion (this is often referred to as a “Convention reason”). If the answer to that question is yes, then the person will be recognised as a refugee and receive something called refugee status.

Does the qualification holder have refugee status meaning?

Who qualifies for subsidiary protection?

What is subsidiary protection? If it is decided that you are not a refugee, you may qualify for subsidiary protection if there are substantial grounds for believing that you would face a real risk of suffering serious harm if returned to your country of origin/country of former habitual residence.

What is the difference between refugee and asylum seeker UK?

The definition of an asylum seeker is someone who has arrived in a country and asked for asylum. Until they receive a decision as to whether or not they are a refugee, they are known as an asylum seeker. In the UK, this means they do not have the same rights as a refugee or a British citizen would.

Can a refugee get a passport?

Refugees are unlikely to be able to obtain passports from their state of nationality (from which they have sought asylum) and therefore need travel documents so that they might engage in international travel. Refugee travel documents are passport-like booklets.

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