League of Nations High Commission for Refugees
Haut Commissariat pour les réfugiés de la Société des Nations
27 Jun 1921, by H-XH2906 - League of Nations and under the direction of Fridtjof Nansen. Comprised the first international agency dealing with refugees, covering legal and political protection and - except from 1924-1929 - material and financial help. A forerunner of E-XE3016 - UNHCR. Ceased to exist in 1930, following the death of Fridtjof Nansen, activities being taken on by H-XH2968 - Nansen International Office for Refugees.
Provide material assistance and legal and political protection to refugees.
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