<span class="multilang" lang="en">Refugee Sponsorship Training Program</span><span class="multilang" lang="fr_ca">Programme de formation sur le parrainage privé des réfugiés</span>
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UNHCR stands for the
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Commonly referred to as the the United Nations refugee agency, the UNHCR has a mandate to lead and co-ordinate international refugee protection actions and support refugees in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. The UNHCR also provides humanitarian assistance to '
persons of concern
' such as
Internally Displaced Persons
(IDPs) and others in their countries of origin.