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Events – World Refugee Day 2022

2022 World Refugee Day Event Week (Updated June 7th, 2022. More to come, please check back!)

 

Thursday June 16 @ 10 AM (ET)- UNHCR Briefings from the Field, Focus on Southern Africa
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Please join the RSTP/BVOR team in learning more about the experiences of refugees and insight into UNHCR operations in Southern Africa. This briefing will be delivered by UN Refugee Agency resettlement officers who are working directly on the grounds in Southern Africa.

Thursday June 23 @ 7 PM EST- BVOR Special Info Series  – World Refugee Day Celebration
 

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Celebrating the positive and transformative impact of refugees in Canadian communities with a very special guest panel discussion, sharing refugee newcomer perspectives about what it was like to rebuild their lives and what small acts of solidarity from local community members helped them settle into their new lives.  Live entertainment by Canadian refugee artists and a special appearance by the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Stay tuned for details and for our list of panel members and performers!

Wednesday June 29 @ 1 PM (ET)- UNHCR Briefings from the Field, Focus on Uganda & Eastern Africa
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Please join the RSTP/BVOR team in learning more about the experiences of refugees and insight into UNHCR operations in Uganda and Eastern Africa. This briefing will be delivered by UN Refugee Agency resettlement officers who are directly on the grounds in Kampala, Uganda and the East and Horn of Africa and Great Lakes.