National Activity Plan 2005: Republic of Korea

World Refugee Day, 20 June 2005

  • 19 June, from 11h00 onwards, Daehakro, Jongrogu, Seoul: WRD celebrations with photo exhibition, "The Tree of Wishes", a children's corner and cultural performances and exhibitions by refugees of different origins. Also, a world food festival, street performance, drawing competition for children, quiz on refugee issues, puppet show and a parade.
  • June: Broadcast of WRD TV spot.
  • 27 June, Gwanghwamun, Seoul: Screening of film, "In this World", at Cinecube cinema in the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • 30 June, Korean National Human Rights Commission premises, Seoul: Expert panel discussion. Guests include representatives of the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Members of National Assembly, Law professors, a Korean former refugee, the Korean National Human Rights Commission (KNHRC) and UNHCR.