UNHCR: Refugee Week 2020


15-22 June 2020







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We look forward to celebrating together and hope to see you at one of the many events this week. Everything has moved online, you should be able to join wherever you are.


Entrepreneurship through adversity: panel 

Teaming up with our global partner WeWork, we invite you to hear from three leading voices on refugee and migrant entrepreneurship and what we can learn about resilience in times of struggle.

When: Tuesday June 16th, 12:00 – 12:45.






Life and football in Za’atari camp: live feed

Live from Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan, join us and hear from football coach and 21 year old Syrian refugee Fawzi, on life in Za’atari and empowering refugees through football.

When: Thursday June 18th, 12:00 – 12:30.





Refugees in the COVID-19 era: panel

In partnership with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, join us for a panel on the challenges and opportunities facing refugees in the COVID-19 crisis and how we can stand with them. 

When: Thursday June 18th, 17:00 – 18:00.





Yadawee enterprise refugee artisans: live feed

Immerse yourself in the Yadawee workshop, a refugee social enterprise in Egypt. Hear stories of how the enterprise has impacted refugees lives and how they are helping in the COVID-19 crisis.

When: Friday June 19th, 12:00 – 12:45.






Don’t miss this great opportunity to get involved and show your support for refugees. We sincerely hope to see you at one, or many, of our online events this week.