Acronyms

ACHR

American Convention on Human Rights

ACHPR

African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights

ACtHPR

African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

ADRDM

American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man

CEAS

Common European Asylum System

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

CJEU

Court of Justice of the European Union

CRC

Convention on the Rights of the Child

CRPD

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

CSSP

Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons

ECommHR

European Commission of Human Rights

ECHR

European Convention on Human Rights

ECtHR

European Court of Human Rights

EPA

External Protection Alternative

EU

European Union

FGM

Female Genital Mutilation

HRC

Human Rights Committee

IACtHR

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

ICCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICERD

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

ICESCR

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ICJ

International Court of Justice

IFA

Internal Flight Alternative

ILC

International Law Commission

IPA

Internal Protection Alternative

IRO

International Refugee Organization

SDG

Sustainable Development Goals

TEC

Treaty Establishing the European Community

TFEU

Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

UAM

Unaccompanied Minor

UNDRIP

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

VCLT

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

The Internal Protection Alternative in Refugee Law

Treaty Basis and Scope of Application under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and Its 1967 Protocol

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