June 20, 2008

June 20 - World Refugee Day

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has chosen June 20th as the World Refugee Day. In more than 50 years, the agency has helped over 50 million people around the world, and its 6,300 staff members now work in 110 different countries giving hope to an estimated 33 million refugees. You can find more about this date visiting their page. And here is a message from actress Angelina Jolie, who has been a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador for many years.

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