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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Headquarter: Geneva, Switzerland


UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.

UNHCR works to ensure that everybody has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, war or disaster at home.

"We help to save lives and build better futures for millions forced from home."

Work at UNHCR

The needs of people forced to flee are at the heart of everything UNHCR does. UNHCR is working together with refugees to help them restart their lives and build a better future.

"We are mandated to deliver the best possible outcome in an environment where staff members are empowered, and can grow both professionally and personally."

Find out more on UNHCR's People Strategy 2016-2021

Geneva, Switzerland
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United Nations System
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