For 70 years, we at UNHCR, have been tasked with protecting people who have been forced to flee their homes. This is who we are.

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UNHCR is firmly committed to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September 2015.


Being a refugee – then and now’ is a conversation about identity, home and belonging between Syrian refugee Aladin, who fled his country to Latvia, and Lalita, who fled her home country Latvia during World War II.

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