Migration and Home Affairs

refugee

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Definition(s)

  • In the global context , either a person who, owing to a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership of a particular social group, is outside the country of nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail themselves of the protection of that country, or a stateless person, who, being outside of the country of former habitual residence for the same reasons as mentioned before, is unable or, owing to such fear, unwilling to return to it.
  • In the EU contexteither a third-country national who, owing to a well-founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership of a particular social group, is outside the country of nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail themselves of the protection of that country, or a stateless person, who, being outside of the country of former habitual residence for the same reasons as mentioned above, is unable or, owing to such fear, unwilling to return to it, and to whom Art. 12 (Exclusion) of Directive 2011/95/EU (Recast Qualification Directive) does not apply.

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Translations

  • BG: бежанец
  • CS: uprchlík
  • DE: Flüchtling / Geflüchteter
  • EL: πρόσφυγας
  • EN: refugee
  • ES: refugiado
  • ET: pagulane
  • FI: pakolainen
  • FR: réfugié
  • GA: dídeanaí
  • HU: menekült
  • IT: rifugiato
  • LT: pabėgėlis
  • LV: bēglis
  • MT: Rifuġjat(a)
  • NL: vluchteling
  • PL: uchodźca
  • PT: refugiado
  • RO: refugiat
  • SK: utečenec (EU acquis); azylant
  • SL: begunec
  • SV: flykting
  • NO: flyktning

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