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high commissioner

1. the senior diplomatic representative sent by one Commonwealth country to another instead of an ambassador
2. the head of an international commission
3. the chief officer in a colony or other dependency
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Financier address : United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
The High Commissioner was warmly greeted by the people attending Maghrib prayer.
Following his visit to Tata Steel, the High Commissioner will visit the Baglan Innovation Centre where research is being conducted in collaboration with Swansea University on high energy steel coatings.
The Foreign Minister informed the High Commissioner on this new phase of the national dialogue which will be marked by seriousness, credibility and responsibility that puts the national interest above all else.
A state of emergency should only be used to deal with a dire security threat to the nation, not to undermine the integrity and independence of the judiciary,'' the high commissioner said in a statement.
With the numbers right down, most countries will now be able to devote more attention to improving the quality of their asylum systems, from the point of view of protecting refugees, rather than just cutting numbers," Raymond Hall, Director of the Europe Bureau of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said.
The Father Mychal Judge Humanitarian of the Year award went to Robinson, former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner
The Horton Suite at The Burlington Hotel was the venue for a dinner to welcome His Excellency Ranendra Sen, High Commissioner of India, who was visiting Birmingham for the first time.
South African high commissioner Andre Jaquet highlighted the country's revitalized internationalization efforts.
The Isle of Anglesey County Council is providing storage space, while the British High Commissioner in Lesotho will pay for the container.
In supporting the recent expulsion from camps in Tanzania of more than 200,000 Rwandans, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has departed from its longstanding opposition to forced repatriation of refugees, agency officials here acknowledge.
This year, Penfolds and the Australian High Commissioner will join TICO in this effort and donate funds to support this worthwhile cause.