World Refugee Day 2014

E-mail Print

World Refugee Day is held every year on June 20. It is a special day when the world takes time to recognize the resilience of forcibly displaced people throughout the world.

For World Refugee Day 2014, we will continue our global "1 Campaign", keeping with the theme: "1 family torn apart by war is too many".

  

 
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2011 JoomlaWorks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
facebook_32 twitter_32

donatebutton

donate to syria button

Regional Updates

Iraq: Thousands uprooted from home
Ten days ago, a warehouse in the middle of empty wheatgrass fields became home to 5,000 displaced.....
Young refugee sisters survive on wild grass as they trek alone to safety
GAMBELLA, Ethiopia, 25 July (UNHCR) -- Twelve-year-old Nyawech Chuol can barely stop sobbing long.....
A refugee teenager wonders when his family will be whole again
Sporting a new haircut, 13-year-old Malak walks casually into the cramped apartment he currently.....
A thousand desperate souls find safety aboard the San Giorgio
UNHCR - 24 July 2014. In a single day, a thousand desperate souls find safety aboard the San Giorgio,.....

UNHCR Regional Office Canberra

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is an impartial, non-political humanitarian organisation mandated by the United Nations to protect refugees and seek ways to help them restart their lives. UNHCR's Regional Office in Canberra covers Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific, and is focussed on three key areas: legal protection, resettlement and public information.