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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 concern over illegal return of 10 Syrian Nationals from Greece

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

Greece: Europe Refugee Emergency - Daily map indicating capacity and occupancy (Governmental figures) As of 13 October 2016 08:00 a.m. EET

13 October 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

EU Emergency Relocation Mechanism (As of 05 October 2016)

12 October 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Greece: Europe Refugee Emergency - Daily map indicating capacity and occupancy (Governmental figures) As of 03 October 2016 08:00 a.m. EET

3 October 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

High Commissioner's opening statement at the 67th session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme

3 October 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Overview on UNHCR's operations Regional update - Europe

28 September 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Greece: Europe Refugee Emergency - Daily map indicating capacity and occupancy (Governmental figures) As of 25 September 2016 08:00 a.m. EET

25 September 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

Overview on UNHCR's operations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

23 September 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Regional Reports

Over 300,000 refugees and migrants cross Med so far in 2016

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

Greece: Europe Refugee Emergency - Daily map indicating capacity and occupancy (Governmental figures) As of 13 September 2016 08:00 a.m. EET

13 September 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Maps

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