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National Activity Plan 2006: Switzerland and Liechtenstein

National Activity Plan 2006: Switzerland and Liechtenstein

20 June 2006

UNHCR staff register refugees at the Douma registration center on the outskirts of Damascus. Registering with UNHCR ensures that the most vulnerable refugees receive aid.

  • To increase the level of knowledge in the population concerning refugee's specific issues, a game « passage » made in collaboration with Schweizerische flüchtlingshilfe training team will be played in schools. (Liechtenstein).
  • A blue floodlight will be lit on the House of Government. (Liechtenstein).
  • Geneva's jet d'eau will be coloured in blue. Moreover, blue banners mentioning the day and flags on the Mt-Blanc Bridge in Geneva will be placed. Several buildings will also be illuminated in blue in Switzerland. (Switzerland).
  • To sensitize the population on refugee's issues, UNHCR spots will be visible in the Swiss railway stations and "Hope" posters and leaflets will be distributed by NGOs. (Switzerland).