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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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Too Much Pain: Female Genital Mutilation & Asylum in the European Union - A Statistical Update (March 2014)

March 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Syrian Refugees in the Region (as of 23 February 2014)

23 February 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

UNHCR new call for resettlement or other forms of admission for 100,000 Syrians

21 February 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country News

Inter-Agency Regional Response for Syrian Refugees (17-23 January 2014)

23 January 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Syrian Refugees in the Region (as at 20 January 2014)

20 January 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Syrian refugees in the region (as at 7 January 2014)

7 January 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Syrian Refugees in the Region as of Dec 17 2013

17 December 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Syrian Refugees in the Region as of Dec 15 2013

15 December 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Inter-Agency Regional Response for Syrian Refugees (21-27 November 2013)

27 November 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Inter-Agency Regional Response for Syrian Refugees (24-31 October 2013)

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

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