United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Overview
Date Founded

1950

Headquarters

Genève 2 Dépôt,Suisse, Geneve (Geneva) 1211

Charitable Causes

Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations

Employees (Worldwide)

5,001 - 10K

Industries

Legal

Company Description

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees leads and coordinates international actions to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. The organization’s 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 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 more than 8,600 people in more than 125 countries continues to help over 33.9 million people. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. It is based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Executives & Employees

Founding Member

Acting Head, Khost Area Operations

National Director, Sverige För UNHCR

Spokesman

Spokesman

Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

Deputy High Commissioner

Special Envoy of High Commissioner António Guterres

High Commissioner

Professional

Board of Directors

Managing Director at Fiduciary Trust Co. International

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Logistics Health, Inc.

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Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Vice President, Global Programs at Nethope, Inc.

Consultant

Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair Magazine

Advisor

Co-Founder at CGNET

Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$100K - $500K
2010
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
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