Interpreters at visa offices

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Resolution number: 
2
November 2006
Whereas: 

Recent information from various sources and complaints from refugees interviewed by the Damascus and other visa posts suggest that some refusals may be due
to interpretation.

Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR urge CIC to review increasingly serious concerns around interpretation at interviews, including allegations of bias, and ask that standards be adopted to ensure quality of interpretation.

Working Group: 
Overseas Protection and Resettlement