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UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country. In more than five decades, the agency has helped an estimated 50 million people restart their lives. Today, a staff of around 7,092 people in 124 countries continues to help 35.8 million persons.  Website: www.unhcr.org
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High Commissioner's opening statement at the 67th session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme

3 October 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Update on UNHCR's operations in Africa

23 September 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Côte d'Ivoire - COI Compilation

4 March 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

UNHCR & IOM - Nationality, Migration and Statelessness in West Africa

June 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Responsibility to Respond to Internal Displacement in the ECOWAS Region: Case Studies of Cote D'Ivoire, Liberia and Nigeria

March 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Last group of IDPs leave Catholic mission in Côte d'Ivoire

20 July 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

UNHCR Global Report 2011, Cote d'Ivoire

June 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Annual Reports

Giving back, Liberian health worker cares for displaced Ivorians

22 December 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

UNHCR Côte d'Ivoire Situation Update, 29 November 2011

29 November 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

UNHCR Côte d'Ivoire Situation Update, 15 November 2011

15 November 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

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