United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with over 17,300 staff working in 135 countries.
|Formation||14 December 1950|
|Type||United Nations Programme|
|High Commissioner for Refugees |
|United Nations General Assembly |
United Nations Economic and Social Council