World Refugee Day 2002: Gabon
World Refugee Day, 20 June 2002
A conference-debate on refugee protection issues was organised at the National Assembly. The participants included parliamentarians, mayors, government officials, diplomats, and UN agency representatives.
An exhibition of arts-and-crafts made by refugees took place in the National Assembly Hall, Franceville, and Tchibanga.
A football match between Gabonese and refugees was held.
Refugee women prepared traditional food for Gabonese guests.