Celebrating World Refugee Day 2019 in Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, staff marked the World Refugee Day with main celebrations held in Ouagadougou and Dori.

In Ouagadougou, UNHCR organized celebrations with refugees, implementing partners and government representatives. The event was held at the University of Joseph Ki-Zerbo. Part of the activities included a competition where students from 4 universities delivered presentations and answered a quiz on the history of UNHCR and its mandate around Persons of Concern. The event was made even more colourful with entertainment by refugee groups and a cocktail.

World Refugee Celebrations 2019 Burkina Faso

In Dori, celebrations of World Refugee Day took place on 18th June 2019 with a visit by UNHCR Representative Mrs. Loli Kimyaci and the Minister of Foreign affairs, His Excellency Mr. Alpha Barry to infrastructures in the Goudoubo Camp.

 

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