United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
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The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established in December 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly.
The agency leads and co-ordinates international action with the primary focus of safeguarding the rights and well-being of refugees. It ensures 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.