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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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Campaign Update, July 2016

July 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Campaign Update, April 2016

April 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

UNHCR Manual on the Case Law of the European Regional Courts

June 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Campaign Update, May 2015

May 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Campaign Update, January 2015

January 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Nationality and Statelessness: Handbook for Parliamentarians N° 22

July 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Nationalité et apatridie : Un guide pour les parlementaires N° 22

July 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Handbook on Protection of Stateless Persons

30 June 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

Resettlement of non-refugee stateless persons

July 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

A Guide to Teaching on Statelessness

September 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Handbooks/Manuals

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