United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Chair on Refugee Law

The UNHCR Chair on Refugee Law was established by the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees with the object of promotion of Refugee Law through teaching and research as well as dissemination of information on Refugee Law. An agreement to this effect was signed between UNHCR and the NLSIU on March 21, 1996 . The Chair is established as the Asian Centre for Refugee Law. The activities of the Chair would include coordination and managing studies, research, academic courses, training, curriculum development, publication, dissemination of information and documentation pertaining to Refugee Law within the Law School as well as in collaboration with other scholars, researchers, teachers and institutions. Refugee and Humanitarian Law is being offered as a Seminar Course both at the Under-graduate level and Post-graduate level as well. A few dissertations have been submitted on issues relating to Refugee Law at the Post-graduate level as well.