In more than five decades, the agency has helped people restart their lives. Today, a staff of around 6,650 people in more than 110 countries continues to help 34.4 million people.

Liberian refugees being assisted on a voluntary repatriation. © UNHCR Ghana

Voluntary Repatriation

UNHCR supports the return of refugees only when conditions for return can be guaranteed to be voluntary, safe and dignified. Prospects for returning home for most Togolese in Ghana, many of whom have lived in Ghana for over 20 years continue to be very limited.

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Education is the cornerstone to sustainability and prosperity of every refugee. In Ghana, in accordance with the Global Compact on refugees. Education is integrated into the national systems. UNHCR Ghana works closely with the Ghana Education Service in ensuring quality education at the various camps hosting refugees and in the urban settings.