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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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Note on international protection

31 May 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

Nota de orientación sobre las solicitudes de la condición de refugiado relacionadas con las víctimas de pandillas organizadas

31 March 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

Guidance Note on Refugee Claims Relating to Victims of Organized Gangs

31 March 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

UNHCR Action to Address Statelessness: A Strategy Note

March 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

Birth Registration: A Topic Proposed for an Executive Committee Conclusion on International Protection

9 February 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

Combating Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance through a Strategic Approach

December 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

La lucha contra el racismo, la discriminación racial, la xenofobia y las formas conexas de intolerancia a través de un enfoque estratégico

December 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

Policy Statement on HIV Testing and Counselling in Health Facilities for Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and other Persons of Concern to UNHCR

26 November 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

Revised Note on the Applicability of Article 1D of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees to Palestinian Refugees

October 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

Nota revisada sobre la aplicación del artículo 1D de la Convención sobre el Estatuto de los Refugiados de 1951 a los refugiados palestinos

October 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers

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