【Establishment】Established on January 1, 1951 in accordance with the resolution of the 5th General Assembly in 1950.
【Objectives】To protect refugees and promote permanent settlement of refugee problems.
【Organization】Mainly the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Program (ExCom) and its Secretariat
【Headquarters】 Geneva, Switzerland.
【Head of the Organization】 Filippo Grandi (Italian), took office on January 1, 2016 for a term of 5 years.
【China’s Relationship with UNHCR】China is a party to the UN 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its Protocols, and is a member of the Executive Committee. China actively participates in UNHCR meetings and supports UNHCR’s international protection of refugees.