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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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Memorandum of Understanding between the International Labour Organization and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

1 July 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Memoranda of Understanding

Study on the Socio-Economic Situation of Refugees, Humanitarian Status Holders and Asylum-Seekers in Georgia

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

Access to jobs improving for Syrian refugees in Jordan

19 April 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Work permit boost gives hope to Syrian refugees in Jordan

19 April 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

The Situation of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

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

UNHCR comments on the draft General Comment on the Right to just and favourable conditions of work (article 7 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights)

May 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Commentaries

Compatibility Of The 1954 Convention Relating To The Status Of Stateless Persons With Canada's Legal Framework And Its International Human Rights Obligations

2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

A Thematic Compilation of Executive Committee Conclusions, 7th edition, June 2014

June 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Conclusions on International Protection

The labour market integration of resettled refugees

November 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Submission by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees For the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights' Compilation Report - Universal Periodic Review: Malta

October 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

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