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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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Ukraine: Overview of population displacement (as of 18 July 2014)

18 July 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Where is my home? Homelessness and Access to Housing among Asylum-Seekers, Refugees and Persons with International Protection in the Slovak Republic

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

Submission by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees For the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights' Compilation Report - Universal Periodic Review: The Slovak Republic

June 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Compilations

Access to Employment for Beneficiaries of International Protection in Bulgaria, Poland, Romania and Slovakia

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

Further Developing Asylum Quality in the EU (FDQ): Summary Project Report

September 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

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