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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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Listening to the voices of refugees and stateless persons in Ukraine: a report on the participatory assessments in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Kharkiv and Kyiv: 2010 report

2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Surviving in the city: A review of UNHCR's operation for Iraqi refugees in urban areas of Jordan, Lebanon and Syria

July 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

UNHCR Global Report 2008, Republic of the Congo

June 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

UNHCR Global Report 2008, Thailand

June 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

UNHCR Global Report 2008, Tanzania

June 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

UNHCR Global Report 2008, Uganda

June 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

UNHCR Global Report 2008, Rwanda

June 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

UNHCR Global Report 2008, Bosnia and Herzegovina

June 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

UNHCR Global Report 2008, Liberia

June 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

UNHCR Global Report 2008, Turkey

June 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

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