To promote the protection and social integration of refugees through sport, the United Nations Refugee Agency (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR), in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has published a methodological guide for public institutions, civil society organisations and sports organisations.

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The mandate of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is to protect refugees, secure lasting solutions to their problems and ensure the application of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees.

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