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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 intervention before the House of Lords in the case of Regina (Respondent) and Fregenet Asfaw (Appellant)

28 January 2008 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the House of Lords in the case of Secretary of State for the Home Department (Appellant) v. AH (Sudan), IG (Sudan) and NM (Sudan) (Respondents)

4 October 2007 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Saadi v. United Kingdom

30 March 2007 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the Court of Appeal of England and Wales in the case of The Queen on the Application of Al Rawi and Others (Appellants) and (1) The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and (2) The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondents)

12 July 2006 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the House of Lords in the case of Zainab Esther Fornah (Appellant) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)

14 June 2006 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the House of Lords in the case of (1) Hamid, (2) Gaafar and (3) Mohammed (Appellants) v. the Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)

December 2005 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the House of Lords in the cases of Xhevdet Hoxha v. Special Adjudicator and B v. Immigration Appeal Tribunal

5 January 2005 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the House of Lords in the case of European Roma Rights Centre and Others v. Immigration Officer at Prague Airport, Secretary of State for the Home Department

28 September 2004 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the Court of Appeal of England and Wales in the case of the European Roma Rights Center and Others (Appellants) v. (1) The Immigration Officer at Prague Airport, (2) The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondents)

30 January 2003 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

UNHCR intervention before the House of Lords in the case of Yasin Sepet and Erdem Bulbul (Appellants) v. the Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)

8 January 2003 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

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