Solidarity with refugees | World Refugee Day | 20 June, 5pm | Dublin

IAWM BULLETIN 19 JUNE 2015

1. Solidarity with refugees | World Refugee Day | Saturday 20 June, 5pm | Dublin
2. Donating to the IAWM

1. Solidarity with refugees | World Refugee Day | Saturday 20 June, 5pm | Dublin

At the Famine Memorial and The World Poverty Stone, Custom House Quay, Dublin.

The IAWM is supporting this event and we encourage members to attend.

See below and the FB link from Memet Uludag of United against Racism.

https://www.facebook.com/events/103696833304956/

We are calling on all anti-racist organisations, civil society groups, NGOs, political parties, religious groups, migrant and refugee support organisations to join our gathering on World Refugee Day | 20 June to

• recognize the resilience of forcibly displaced people throughout the world
• pay homage to the victims of migrant boat tragedies in the Mediterranean
• show our solidarity with the refugees everywhere
• demand further and meaningful actions by the EU states to do whatever is necessary to rescue migrants and provide safety and humanitarian care.

All banners and placards welcome…

Date: Saturday 20 June 2015
Time: 17:00
Location: The Famine Memorial and The World Poverty Stone, Custom House Quay

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.

The UN General Assembly, on 4 December 2000, adopted resolution 55/76 where it noted that 2001 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, and that the Organization of African Unity (OAU) had agreed to have International Refugee Day coincide with Africa Refugee Day on 20 June.

The UN General Assembly, on 4 December 2000, adopted resolution 55/76 where it noted that 2001 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, and that the Organization of African Unity (OAU) had agreed to have International Refugee Day coincide with Africa Refugee Day on 20 June.

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