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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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Identifying stateless persons in the European Union. Intervention by Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR Director of the Bureau for Europe, on the occasion of the meeting of the Strategic Committee on Immigration, Frontiers and Asylum in Brussels, 25 April 2017

25 April 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Campaign Update, April 2017

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

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights, CEDAW Quick Reference Guide: Statelessness and Human Rights Treaties

April 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Good Practices Paper - Action 2: Ensuring that no child is born stateless

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

Background Note on Gender Equality, Nationality Laws and Statelessness 2017

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

Background Note on Gender Equality, Nationality Laws and Statelessness 2017

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

The Sustainable Development Goals and Addressing Statelessness

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

Handbook on Statelessness in the OSCE Area: International Standards and Good Practices

28 February 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Madagascar: UNHCR welcomes new law giving men and women equal rights to transfer nationality to children

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

Guide for Issuing Machine Readable Convention Travel Documents for Refugees and Stateless Persons, jointly published by UNHCR and the ICAO

February 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Operational Guidelines

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