UN Office in Yerevan Marks World Refugee Day

On June 21, 2017, representatives of the Aleppo Compatriotic Charitable Organization-NGO (Aleppo-NGO) participated in an event dedicated to World Refugee Day and organized by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

Governmental institutions, organizations and individuals involved in the field were present at the event which provided an opportunity to address the refugees who have found shelter in Armenia and encourage and support them in their efforts to build a decent, prosperous life here.

World Refugee Day is celebrated every year on June 20. Various events take place worldwide to reveal the problems faced by the millions of refugees across the world, problems which have long been universal.