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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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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

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

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

Update on UNHCR's operations in Europe

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

UNHCR Global Report 2011, Georgia

June 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Annual Reports

UNHCR Global Report 2010, Georgia

June 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Annual Reports

World: Main Countries of Origin of New Asylum-Seekers - 2009

15 June 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

UNHCR Global Report 2009, Georgia

1 June 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Annual Reports

Background Note on the Protection of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Georgia

September 2005 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Country/Situation Specific Position Papers

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