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World Refugee Day Is June 20; IRC Observances Set
On Wednesday, June 20, 2007, the International Rescue Committee celebrates World Refugee Day, established by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as an annual salute to the courage, resilience and strength of refugees.
IRC offices around the world are marking the occasion with a variety of events throughout the month.
A complete list of events in the United States, along with selected international events, is available at www.theIRC.org/worldrefugeeday2007 .