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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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The Way Forward to Strengthened Policies and Practices for Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Europe

July 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

UNHCR Projected Global Resettlement Needs 2018

June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Persons in need of international protection

June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

'Migrants in vulnerable situations' UNHCR's perspective

June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Community-Based Protection & Mental Health & Psychosocial Support

June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Key Concepts on Climate Change and Disaster Displacement

June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

UNHCR Age, Gender and Diversity - Accountability Report 2016

June 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Towards a global compact on refugees: a roadmap

4 April 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Good Practices Paper - Action 2: Ensuring that no child is born stateless

20 March 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Background Note on Gender Equality, Nationality Laws and Statelessness 2017

8 March 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

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