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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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Tripartite Agreement Between the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Government of the Republic of the Sudan and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for the Voluntary Repatriation of Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia Back to the Sudan

27 February 2006 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Multilateral Treaties/Agreements

Agreement under the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: The Hand-over of Non-expendable Property to the Government of the People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

4 April 1988 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Multilateral Treaties/Agreements

Agreement between the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Government of Ethiopia concerning the Establishment of a Regional Liaison Office for Africa of the High Commissioner in Addis Ababa

18 July 1966 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Multilateral Treaties/Agreements

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