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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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UNHCR-Analyse der Regierungsvorlage für Änderungen des Asylgesetzes

12 February 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

Europe's Refugee Emergency Response - Update #22, 5-11 February 2016

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

Europe Refugee Emergency - UNHCR Presence and Key Border Crossings, as of 04 February 2016

4 February 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Europe's Refugee Emergency Response - Update #20, 22 – 28 January 2016

28 January 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Europe's Refugee Emergency Response - Update #19, 15 – 21 January 2016

21 January 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

UNHCR-Analyse des Entwurfs für das Anerkennungsgesetz

19 January 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

Europe's Refugee Emergency Response - Update #18, 8 – 14 January 2016

14 January 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Europe's Refugee Emergency Response - Update #17, 1 – 7 January 2016

7 January 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Europe's Refugee Emergency Response - Update #15, 11-17 December 2015

17 December 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

Europe's Refugee Emergency Response - Update #14, 4-10 December 2015

10 December 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: UNHCR Country Updates

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