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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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Preventing and Reducing Statelessness: The 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

March 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Protecting the Rights of Stateless Persons: The 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons

March 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

UNHCR's Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Persons of Concern

June 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

The 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol

September 2011 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

A Call to Better Protect Women and Girls: Visibility, Dignity and Livelihoods

October 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

2009 Global Trends: Refugees, Asylum-seekers, Returnees, Internally Displaced and Stateless Persons

15 June 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Agenda pour la protection : examen et perspectives

31 May 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Rapport sur l'intégration des critères d'âge, de genre et de diversité

31 May 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Protection capacity and delivery

31 May 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Rapport sur l'intégration des critères d'âge, de genre et de diversité

31 May 2010 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Thematic Reports

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