United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ( 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

11/24/2017 - 08:54 UNHCR highlights climate-related displacement at Bonn talks
11/24/2017 - 01:24 UNHCR: Immediate action needed to avert furtherharm and tragedy on Manus Island
11/23/2017 - 03:48 UNHCR calls for calm amid reports of forced removal of refugees on Manus Island
11/23/2017 - 01:29 UNHCR report details changes in refugee and migrant risky journeys to Europe
11/20/2017 - 08:38 UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis calls for urgent action for Rohingya refugee children
11/17/2017 - 09:36 UNHCR concerned over Israel's refugee relocation proposals
11/17/2017 - 04:55 EURELECTRIC and UNHCR announce partnership to offer sustainable and clean energy to refugees
11/11/2017 - 12:54 News Comment by Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR's Special Envoy for the Central Mediterranean Situation, on the first evacuation of refugees from Libya to Niger
11/03/2017 - 01:01 UNHCR report exposes the discrimination pervading the life of stateless minorities worldwide
11/02/2017 - 09:27 UNHCR's Grandi to UN Security Council - "Have we become unable to broker peace?"
10/27/2017 - 08:18 North and Central American countries pledge support for Comprehensive Regional Protection and Solutions Framework
10/23/2017 - 12:00 Donors pledge over US$344 million in response to Rohingya refugee crisis
10/20/2017 - 10:27 New World Bank-UNHCR joint data centre to improve global statistics on forced displacement
10/19/2017 - 04:10 UNHCR Statement: Australia must prevent looming humanitarian emergency in Papua New Guinea
10/16/2017 - 10:36 Joint Statement on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis
10/13/2017 - 04:06 Chile becomes latest country to resettle Syrian refugees
10/10/2017 - 09:46 UNHCR chief exhorts France to promote solidarity towards refugees in Europe
10/09/2017 - 14:25 UNHCR readies aid amid fresh refugee surge in Bangladesh