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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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Desperate Journeys; Refugees and migrants entering and crossing Europe via the Mediterranean and Western Balkans routes

August 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Mixed Migration Trends in Libya: Changing Dynamics and Protection Challenges

June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Mixed Migration Trends in Libya: Changing Dynamics and Protection Challenges - Executive Summary

June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Fourth Progress Report on the Implementation of the Durable Solutions Process (Sarajevo Process) for refugees from Croatia displaced by the 91 – 95 conflict, including cessation of refugee status

June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Iraq: Relevant COI for Assessments on the Availability of an Internal Flight or Relocation Alternative (IFA/IRA): Ability of Persons Originating from (Previously or Currently) ISIS-Held or Conflict Areas to Legally Access and Remain in Proposed Areas of Relocation

12 April 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Relevant COI on the Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Baghdad

30 March 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Relevant Country of Origin Information to Assist with the Application of UNHCR's Country Guidance on Syria: "Illegal Exit" from Syria and Related Issues for Determining the International Protection Needs of Asylum-Seekers from Syria

February 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Staatenlosigkeit in Österreich – Zusammenfassung

January 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Vulnerability Assessment of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon 2016

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

Mapping Statelessness in Sweden

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

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