UNHCR
International Organization based in Switzerland

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was 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. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country. It also has a mandate to help stateless people.

In more than six decades, the agency has helped tens of millions of people restart their lives. Today, a staff of some 7,685 people in more than 125 countries continues to help some 33.9 million persons.

All Updates

33,895 entries found
25 Jun 2018 description

A camp profile is an information product that assembles information about the camp from multiple data systems in order to give a comprehensive picture of the situation about a camp. It provides a consolidated overview of population statistical data, geographic data and cross cutting sectoral analysis of Protection, Food, Education, Health, Shelter, Basic Needs and WASH situation in the camp. It contains also the names of the partners supporting the humanitarian assistance in the camp.

25 Jun 2018 description

A camp profile is an information product that assembles information about the camp from multiple data systems in order to give a comprehensive picture of the situation about a camp. It provides a consolidated overview of population statistical data, geographic data and cross cutting sectoral analysis of Protection, Food, Education, Health, Shelter, Basic Needs and WASH situation in the camp. It contains also the names of the partners supporting the humanitarian assistance in the camp.

25 Jun 2018 description

Sara Pavanello

Executive Summary

Starting in 2015, the European Commission has been providing funding to support the humanitarian response in Greece through the Emergency Support to Integration & Accommodation’ (ESTIA) programme managed by its European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). ESTIA is implemented by UNHCR and a wide array of partners to provide a package of assistance that entails multipurpose cash assistance to meet basic needs, housing and services to refugees and asylum seekers (persons of concern).

25 Jun 2018 description

A camp profile is an information product that assembles information about the camp from multiple data systems in order to give a comprehensive picture of the situation about a camp. It provides a consolidated overview of population statistical data, geographic data and cross cutting sectoral analysis of Protection, Food, Education, Health, Shelter, Basic Needs and WASH situation in the camp. It contains also the names of the partners supporting the humanitarian assistance in the camp.

25 Jun 2018 description

A camp profile is an information product that assembles information about the camp from multiple data systems in order to give a comprehensive picture of the situation about a camp. It provides a consolidated overview of population statistical data, geographic data and cross cutting sectoral analysis of Protection, Food, Education, Health, Shelter, Basic Needs and WASH situation in the camp. It contains also the names of the partners supporting the humanitarian assistance in the camp.

Maps & Infographics

11,392 entries found

Jobs

14 entries found
25 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 15 Jul 2018 UN High Commissioner for Refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organisation dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. Every year, millions of men, women and children are forced to flee their homes to escape conflict and persecution. UNHCR teams are present in 128 countries, working hard to help the displaced, specializing in a wide range of disciplines, including legal protection, administration, community services, public affairs and health.

Background

25 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 28 Jun 2018 UN High Commissioner for Refugees

http://www.unhcr.org/5b2b535d4

1. Introduction

  1. Preventing and responding to Sexual and Gender based Violence (SGBV) is a core component of UNHCR’s protection mandate. SGBV prevention and response mainstreaming, as well as dedicated interventions, are life-saving and must begin at the very outset of an emergency. Yet critical programming gaps often remain.

22 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 Jul 2018 UN High Commissioner for Refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (the UN Refugee Agency, also known as UNHCR) is an intergovernmental organization with a mandate to protect refugees and stateless persons worldwide. Promoting respect for international protection norms in European Union (EU) law and policy is of vital importance to UNHCR, and the agency, accordingly, provides its views on a wide range of issues related to access to Europe, asylum, refugee protection, resettlement and integration in the Member States of the EU.

21 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 03 Jul 2018 UN High Commissioner for Refugees

The Office of the UNHCR was established on 14 December 1950 by the UN General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and coordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country (www.unhcr.org)).

Training

1 entry found
04 Sep 2015 description

With the aim of helping the humanitarian sector to improve beneficiary’s data protection, CaLP is now launching in partnership with the UNHCR the course “E – transfer and operationalizing beneficiary data protection”. The purpose of this course is to assist humanitarian practitioners to take the necessary steps to operationalize the protection of beneficiary data in programmes using electronic transfers, or e-transfers.