About The UNHCR Representation in Armenia

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a humanitarian and non-political organization mandated by the United Nations to protect refugees and help them find lasting solutions to their problems. UNHCR's activities are based on a framework of international refugee and statelessness law and standards that includes the 1951 United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol, 1954 and 1961 Statelessness Conventions, as well as an array of international and regional treaties on human rights and humanitarian law. The mandate of UNHCR is the international protection of refugees and stateless persons. The provision of international protection by UNHCR implies ensuring the basic human rights of refugees and stateless persons. UNHCR has presence in the Republic of Armenia since 1992, under a Co-operation Agreement signed with the Government. UNHCR's work in Armenia presently concentrates on capacity-building activities geared towards strengthening national authorities, laws and policies to ensure the proper handling of refugee and statelessness issues, the reception and care of refugees, the promotion of self-reliance of refugees and the realization of durable solutions. These are carried out in combination with other activities such as advocacy, information dissemination and monitoring.

  • Reporting Associate GS-6

    The UNHCR Representation in Armenia
    • Full Time
    • Posted 18 hours ago
    • Oct 31, 2019
  • Senior Project Control Assistant GS-5

    The UNHCR Representation in Armenia
    • Full Time
    • Posted 18 hours ago
    • Oct 31, 2019
  • Senior Administrative Assistant GS-5

    The UNHCR Representation in Armenia
    • Full Time
    • Posted 18 hours ago
    • Oct 31, 2019
  • Assistant External Relations Officer NOA

    The UNHCR Representation in Armenia
    • Full Time
    • Posted 2 weeks ago
    • Oct 31, 2019
  • Assistant Programme Officer NOA

    The UNHCR Representation in Armenia
    • Full Time
    • Posted 2 weeks ago
    • Oct 31, 2019