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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (HCR)

The HCR is responsible for nearly 34 million persons : refugees, stateless persons and displaced persons. The Palestinian refugees fall outside of its mandate, for they have been entrusted to a special agency, the UNWRA. The HCR was the result of the initiative of Fridtjof Nansen, who created the famous passport that bears his name, and who was the first High Commissioner of the League of Nations. Created by Resolution 428 (v) on December, 14th 1950, the agency came into being 189 on January, 1st 1951. Its mandate has been extended beyond Europe, to include the entire world, and from refugees to stateless and displaced persons. It exercises an original normative activity in its domain, but it faces administrative and financial difficulties that make it a target for a number of criticisms.

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Référence électonique : Mario BETTATI, "The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (HCR)", Pouvoirs, revue française d’études constitutionnelles et politiques, n°144, 144 - Les réfugiés, p.91-111 . Consulté le 2019-09-21 13:48:37 . URL : https://revue-pouvoirs.fr/The-United-Nations-High.html