World Refugee Day is on 20th June

The day objectives to construct understanding and empathy for refugees constructing their lives in countries new to them.
Sheena

Updated: Jun 21, 2021 11:37:19 am

21 June 2021 Current Affairs:World Refugee Day is found each and every year on 20th June to respect & honour the resilience and courage of refugees across the world. The United Nations (UN) observes this day to honour the refugees who have been forced outside of their homes. The day objectives to construct understanding and empathy for refugees constructing their lives in countries new to them.

Background:
Theme: ‘Together we heal, examine and shine’. The United Nations has cited that the coronavirus sickness (Covid-19) pandemic has made it evident that we can solely succeed by standing together. The UN has referred to as for the increased inclusion of refugees in the healthcare device throughout the world.
World Refugee Day was celebrated for the 1st time on June 20, 2001, on the fiftieth anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention. The United Nations General Assembly officially particular June 20 as World Refugee Day in December 2000.
 
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