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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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UNHCR Mid-Year Trends 2013

January 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Annual Reports

Sea crossings to Yemen exceed 62,000 so far in 2013

8 November 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Proposal for a Central Mediterranean Sea Initiative: EU solidarity for rescue-at-sea, protection and comprehensive responses

16 October 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

UNHCR warns of further boat tragedy risk on Mediterranean

11 October 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

UNHCR urges Italy to improve facilities on Lampedusa as boat tragedy death toll rises

9 October 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

UNHCR shocked as boat tragedy leaves scores dead off Italian coast

3 October 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

R on the application of EM (Eritrea) and others v. The Secretary of State for the Home Department: Case for the Intervener

3 October 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

Update on UNHCR's operations in the Middle East and North Africa

24 September 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Somali Refugees in the Region

10 September 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Somali Refugees in the Region (as of 22nd August 2013)

22 August 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

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