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World Day of Refugees

In 2001 the United Nations declared June 20 as World Day of refugees. The aim was to rescue from oblivion the dramatic situation faced by millions of uprooted people among the refugees, stateless persons, internally displaced persons and asylum seekers in the world today.

Each year the City Council with all the entities in the city that throughout the year work on the issue of refuge and asylum, and with the collaboration of the Generalitat de Catalunya, organizes an unitary event to display the reality of millions of people who are forced to leave their country for many reasons: religious, political, ethnic, sexual orientation ...

As of 2017, Barcelona Ciutat Refugi, with the collaboration of the CMIB and the Refuge organizations, organize World Refugee Day

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