United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR )

UNHCR

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The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), also known as the UN Refugee Agency, is a United Nations agency mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland and is a member of the United Nations Development Group.

UNHCR press release, blog etc

02/20/2018 - 06:05 UNHCR steps up support for Uganda's refugee programme
02/20/2018 - 02:59 UNHCR steps-up support for Uganda's refugee programme
02/16/2018 - 07:24 Hungary: UNHCR dismayed over further border restrictions and draft law targeting NGOs working with asylum-seekers and refugees
02/15/2018 - 05:19 Massive data gaps leave refugee, migrant and displaced children in danger and without access to basic services
02/15/2018 - 01:39 Over 1,000 refugees evacuated out of Libya by UNHCR
02/14/2018 - 04:22 News comment from Indrika Ratwatte, Director of UNHCR's Asia bureau
02/09/2018 - 04:31 UNHCR welcomes Uganda's commitment to fight corruption in refugee programmes
02/08/2018 - 06:44 Refugee-made products on display for first time ever at the world's biggest trade fair
02/01/2018 - 08:47 UNHCR condemns forced returns of Cameroon asylum-seekers from Nigeria
02/01/2018 - 07:38 Aid appeals seek over $3 billion as South Sudan set to become Africa's largest refugee and humanitarian crisis
02/01/2018 - 03:05 Aid appeals seek over US$3 billion as South Sudan set to become Africa's largest refugee and humanitarian crisis
01/31/2018 - 09:06 UNHCR and partners seek US$157 million to aid Boko Haram displaced
01/31/2018 - 01:25 UNHCR and partners seeks US$157 million to aid Boko Haram displaced
01/28/2018 - 08:11 UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie: no negotiated peace without human rights and dignity for the Syrian people
01/22/2018 - 13:06 Global report: 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2017
01/21/2018 - 14:26 Statement on the death of 15 Syrians during an overnight storm while they were attempting to enter Lebanese territory
01/11/2018 - 12:27 UNHCR Representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS concludes fact-finding mission to two refugee receiving states - Benue and Cross River states
12/23/2017 - 07:14 UNHCR welcomes agreement to revive South Sudan's stalled peace process