Migration and Home Affairs

resettlement

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Definition(s)

(i) refugee status within the meaning of Art. 2(d) of Directive 2011/95/EU (Recast Qualification Directive)

(ii) a status which offers the same rights and benefits under national and EU law as refugee status.

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Translations

BG: презаселване

CS: přesídlení

DE: Neuansiedlung

EL: επανεγκατάσταση

EN: resettlement

ES: reasentamiento

ET: ümberasustamine

FI: uudelleensijoittaminen

FR: réinstallation

GA: athlonnú

HU: áttelepítés

IT: reinsediamento

LT: perkėlimas

LV: pārmitināšana

MT: Risistemazzjoni

NL: hervestiging

PL: przesiedlenie

PT: reinstalação

RO: relocare

SK: presídlenie / presídľovanie

SL: preselitev

SV: vidarebosättning

NO: gjenbosetting (b); gjenbusetjing (n)

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Note(s)

1. The status provided ensures protection against refoulementand provides a resettled refugees and their family or dependants with access to rights similar to those enjoyed by nationals. Resettlement also carries with it the opportunity to eventually become a naturalised citizen of the resettlement country. For this reason, resettlement is a durable solution as well as a tool for the protection of refugees.
2. This term should not be confused with relocation.