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Representative To Jordan and UN H...

Phone: (202) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: h***@***.org
Local Address: Geneva, Switzerland
UNHCR
1775 K Street, N.W. Suite 290
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
United States

Company Description: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Head of Iraq Support Unit
    UNHCR
  • Head
    UN Refugee Agency
  • Humanitarian Coordinator
    UN Refugee Agency
  • Deputy Recovery Coordinator - Tsunami Response
    OCHA/UNDG

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Representative
    UNHCR
  • Representative
    UN Refugee Agency
175 Total References
Web References
- Andrew Harper (@And_Harper) ...
uk.news.yahoo.com, 16 Feb 2014 [cached]
- Andrew Harper (@And_Harper) February 16, 2014
A 4-year-old Syrian refugee who was discovered alone in the middle of the desert was reunited with his family across the border in Jordan, a United Nations official said Sunday.
The boy, Marwan, had apparently become separated from his mother when he was spotted by humanitarian workers for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. According to the group, the boy was carrying a small plastic bag.
Andrew Harper, a UNHCR representative to Jordan, tweeted a photo of the unusual discovery.
"Marwan was safely reunited w his mother soon after being carried across the #Jordan border," Harper later tweeted.
Just to let you know that Marwan was safely reunited w his mother soon after being carried across the #Jordan border pic.twitter.com/h1XskyhWgz
- Andrew Harper (@And_Harper) February 17, 2014
"It would be nice to have ...
reliefweb.int, 24 Feb 2011 [cached]
"It would be nice to have the full picture, but the special circumstances of the Iraqi refugee population means we don't. although we have a good idea of the refugees registered with us," said Andrew Harper, head of the UN Refugee Agency's (UNHCR)
Andrew Harper, the UN ...
www.unrefugees.org.au, 28 May 2013 [cached]
Andrew Harper, the UN representative in Jordan, reported on Tuesday morning that some 230 refugees had arrived at Za'atri camp on Monday, with similar numbers at the weekend.
Andrew Harper, the ...
www.monarchist.org.au, 13 Mar 2013 [cached]
Andrew Harper, the humanitarian co-ordinator for the UN high commissioner for refugees in the country, said the number receiving asylum in the country could exceed 1 million by the end of the year if the fighting did not end. He said entire villages had crossed the border during what he called "the preliminary stages of a mass migration".
"The most important thing is to highlight the enormous challenges that a country like Jordan is facing, given the unprecedented number of people coming across the border," he said.
Andrew Harper, head of the ...
www.concordmonitor.com, 5 Nov 2013 [cached]
Andrew Harper, head of the Jordan office of the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR, which runs the camp, said he has heard reports of rebel recruitment but has seen no evidence.
"If we see anything on the recruitment or the fighters coming into the camp, we will notify the Jordanian government," he told the Associated Press. "The camp is for the Syrian refugees, not the fighters, and we must ensure that its neutrality and impartiality is kept."
When an AP reporter told him of instances of overt recruitment witnessed by AP in the camp, Harper expressed surprise.
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