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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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Age, Gender and Diversity - UNHCR Accountability Report 2014

15 July 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Annual Reports

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

June 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country Reports

Study of Birth Registration Procedure in the Republic of Armenia: Problems and Prospects for Overcoming Them - Report

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

Refugees in Armenia get wired for work

7 April 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Refugees in Southern Armenia

6 June 2005 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

UNHCR position on mixed Azeri-Armenian couples from Azerbaijan and the specific issue of their admission and asylum in Armenia

April 2003 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

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