• Organization TypeFunding Agencies, Implementing NGO
  • Founded1985

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR Northern Europe)

Active in the region since 1985, UNHCR Northern Europe is responsible for UNHCR’s activities in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. Our office is located in Stockholm, Sweden.  In addition, the Representation has a UNHCR Liaison Office in Vilnius, Lithuania and in Copenhagen, Denmark. The main roles of the UNHCR Regional Representation for Northern Europe are to: support governments in their implementation of European and international legal instruments related to asylum and statelessness, monitor that asylum-seekers have access to countries in the region and are able to apply for protection, support the national asylum authorities to develop fair, efficient, and high quality asylum procedures, advise governments, partners, and stakeholders on ways in which refugees can be helped to integrate into countries in the region, advocate for governments to find a solution to the situation of stateless persons within their borders, ensure that all persons of concern to UNHCR enjoy access to rights, by taking into account age, gender, and diversity, and for governments, partners, and stakeholders in the region to encourage and facilitate the active participation of persons of concern, raise awareness of the plight of the millions of refugees around the world and to place refugee and asylum issues on the agenda, mobilize financial and other support for the work of UNHCR worldwide.
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2Current jobs
12Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Junior Professional Officer
  • Internship (Communications and Public Information)
  • Education Officer
  • Consultant on Statelessness

Staff at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR Northern Europe) have experience in


  • development
  • refugees
  • private sector development
  • project support
  • telecommunications


  • worldwide
  • united states
  • bangladesh
  • venezuela
  • honduras


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Contact United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR Northern Europe)

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Company Offices

  • (headquarters)
  • Wenner-Gren Center, Sveavägen 166, 15th fl.
  • Denmark
  • Copenhagen
  • UN City, Marmorvej 51
  • Lithuania
  • Vilnius
  • A. Jakšto g. 12