This Side Meeting session follows the side meeting on Alternatives to Detention held during the 2009 UNHCR Executive Committee of the High Commissioner (EXCOM) attended by 30 governments, and meetings held during the 12th and 13th Sessions of the Human Rights Council.

The panel discussion aims to update participants on the current alternative to detention (ATD) trends, research initiatives and the range of positive ATD developments in the past year. Individuals and groups are invited to share experiences of examples of alternatives to detention, good practice and lessons learned.

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