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Today is World Refugee Day!

Celebrate World Refugee Day today. World Refugee Day has been officially adopted by the United Nations, and also marks the anniversary of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees.

For those of you in the Lower Mainland, the Surrey/North Delta Settlement Consortium has partnered with the City of Surrey, which has the largest refugee population in the greater Vancouver area, to host an event to celebrate refugees and welcome new residents. The Surrey/North Delta Settlement Consortium includes Options Community Services Society, Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS), S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation, and DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society.

Location: Guildford Recreation Center, 15105 – 105 Avenue, Surrey
Date and time: July 20, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

For more information on World Refugee Day, visit the United Nations website.

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