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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 – Robust, coherent Europe response to Refugee crisis still urgently needed

15 September 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

"Greece as a Country of Asylum" - UNHCR's Recommendations

6 April 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

UNHCR observations on the current asylum system in Greece

December 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country/Situation Specific Position Papers

Current Issues of Refugee Protection in Greece

July 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Putting solidarity to the test: assessing Europe's response to the asylum crisis in Greece

January 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

European states urged to commit to quality in asylum procedures

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

Asylum Situation in Greece Including for Dublin II Transferees

31 January 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

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