World Refugee Day – 20 June 2020 – message from UNHCR

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World refugee day 2020

Each year on June 20 the United Nations, United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and countless civic groups around the world host World Refugee Day events in order to draw the public’s attention to the millions of refugees and Internally displaced persons worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict and persecution.

The annual commemoration is marked by a variety of events in more than 100 countries, involving government officials, humanitarian aid workers, celebrities, civilians and the forcibly displaced themselves.

The UNHCR puts out messages on each World Refugee Day, here is the message for 2020: 2020 World Refugee Day Statement by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi

https://reliefweb.int/report/world/2020-world-refugee-day-statement-un-high-commissioner-refugees-filippo-grandi

 

World refugee day 2020