World Refugee Day


June 20, 2007

The foreigner who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the foreigner as yourself.-- Leviticus 19:34

Every year on June 20 the world recognizes and honors the courage and strength of refugees. World Refugee Day was designated by the United Nations to...

June 9, 2003

In proclaiming June 20 as World Refugee Day, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Rudd Lubbers is urging faith-based agencies--as well as human rights organizations--to acknowledge the ongoing crisis of refugees and lift up the courage and contributions of refugees to countries giving...