The head of the UN refugee agency, António Guterres, marked UNHCR’s 60th anniversary by appealing for strengthened global impetus in tackling the world’s new and fast-evolving displacement and statelessness problems.
Read more on UNHCR’s anniversary and on Mr. Guterres’ appeal in the original press release:
UNHCR: 60th Anniversary: UNHCR marks landmark with appeal for renewed commitment to helping the world’s forcibly displaced, 14 December 2010
and more on UNHCR’s history here:
UNHCR: From Hungary to Kyrgyzstan, 60 years of helping the world’s forcibly displaced, 14 December 2010