What does UNHCR stand for?

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UNHCR

United Nations Office of The High Commissioner For Refugees

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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Ύπατη Αροστεία των Ηνωένων Εθνών για τους Πρόσφυγες

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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UNHCR

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. This global institution assists individuals in 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. The UNHCR has won two Nobel Peace Prizes, once in 1954 and again in 1981. In more than six decades, UNHCR has helped tens of millions of people restart their lives.

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