World Refugee Day 2020

News: United Nations World Refugee Day is observed every year on June 20. Facts: World Refugee Day: It is observed since 2000 to celebrate the stories and contributions of refugees. Nodal agency: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Theme: “Every Action Counts”. Additional Facts: Refugee: According to the United Nations 1951 Refugee Convention, people… Continue reading World Refugee Day 2020

World Refugee Day being observed today

The World Refugee Day is observed on 20th June every year. The day seeks to draw the public’s attention to the millions of refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide. In 2000, the United Nations General Assembly decided that, from 2000, 20 June would be celebrated as World Refugee Day. The 1951 UN’s Refugee Convention and… Continue reading World Refugee Day being observed today