UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)
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.
Information about the High Commissioner, governance & organization, history, figures and data, and how to get involved.
Projects include Advocacy, Assistance, Asylum and Migration, Capacity Building, Durable Solutions, Emergency Response, Environment, Fund-Raising, Global Needs Assessment, Protection.
Organization helps Asylum-Seekers, Children, Internally Displaced People, Men, Older People, People with Disabilities, Refugees, Returnees, Stateless People, Women.
Work is done in Asia and the Pacific, Americas, Africa, Middle East and North Africa, and Europe.
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