What is resettlement?

Resettlement is a tool to provide international protection and meet the specific needs of refugees. It is a durable solution for refugees as well as a demonstration of international solidarity and responsibility-sharing. 

Follow the links below to find out more about the global resettlement process, and hear about the impact of this global protection tool for several refugees resettled to Europe.

What is resettlement? The definition of refugee resettlement, an overview of its place in the global refugee protection regime and the EU's migration and asylum policy framework, and the global Annual Tripartite Consultations on Resettlement (ATCR) provess.

Resettlement as a life saving tool. How urgent and emergency resettlement processing addresses the needs of the most vulnerable refugees, including the role of Emergency Transit Facilities and videos on both urgent and emergency resettlement.

The resettlement process. An overview of the steps involved in the resettlement process, from identification and selection to integration.

Refugee testimonies. Hear directly from resettled refugees on their experiences of the resettlement process and of settling into life in their new countries and communities.