UNHCR Nigeria: Advocacy

UNHCR works with the relevant government authorities and parliament to bring policies, practices and laws into compliance with international standards. UNHCR is currently advocating to the Government of Nigeria to domesticate the kampala Convention on the protection and assistance Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), adoption of the Abidjan declaration to end statelessness. This encourages the inclusion of refugee and internally displaced populations into the national development programmes.