World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day was set on this date by the UN General Assembly to coincide with Africa Refugee Day as an expression of solidarity with the continent which hosts the most refugees. This celebration aims to sensitize us of the situation of refugees throughout the world.

Campaign for World Refugee Day

For more information visit the UN Refugee Agency website.

Here is a video showing António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, explaining the current situation of refugees and encouraging us to support refugees through humanitarian organizations.

Angelina Jolie, goodwill ambassador of world refugee day, asks us not to forget about refugees who desperately need our help.

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