United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Bad Godesberg, Bonn Branch Office


Inventory Description

There are 30356 documents in which 4000 names are mentioned. If persons applied for aid by IRO, these applications could be rejected for several specified reasons. An appeal against this rejection was possible. The Review Board decided upon these appeals. The forms contained in this collection record the decisions of the Review Board. The following information is contained: name and first name of the applicant, as well as the decision, whether the appeal was upheld or rejected. Parts of the forms contain the reasoning behind the decision. The decision shows the nationality or ethnicity of the applicant.

Organization and Arrangement

The forms are arranged by the serial number of their registration in Geneva, which was recorded in the form. They are arranged neither alphabetically nor chronologically.