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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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Stellungnahme zum Abänderungsantrag zum Initiativantrag Nr. 842/A

12 November 1998 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

UNHCR-Stellungnahme zum Entwurf des Integrationspakets

7 April 1997 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

Proposals for a Revision of the Austrian 1991 Asylum Act in Conformity with International Law

October 1994 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

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