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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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Tripartite Commission for the Voluntary Repatriation of Somali Refugees from Kenya, Joint Communique

30 July 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Submission by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Inquiry into the incident at the Manus Island Detention Centre from 16 February to 18 February 2014 - The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

7 May 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Erhebungen zu Qualitätsstandards der Rechtsberatung im österreichischen Asylverfahren

September 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Comments by the UNHCR Regional Representation for the Baltic and Nordic Countries on the Finnish Government's draft proposal on amendments to the Aliens Act

18 June 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Child Protection Network (Early Childhood Development Center) Nepal

October 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Workshops with journalists and media professionals on respectful and sensitive reporting on refugees

August 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Child Protection Network (Community-based Child Care Center) Nepal

August 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Community Outreach involving several refugee stakeholders

August 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Refugee Community Outreach Workers Trained to Detect and Respond to SGBV

August 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Standards für Rechtsberatung und Rechtsvertretung

March 2012 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

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