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National Activity Plan 2005: Portugal

National Activity Plan 2005: Portugal

20 June 2005

Karim, a recently arrived 17 year-old Iraqi refugee, works long hours in a laundry to support his parents and large extended family.

  • 9 June, 18h30, Bobadela, Loures: First stone-laying ceremony for new reception centre, day nursery and sport complex of the Portuguese Refugee Council, by new UNHCR High Commissioner António Guterres with government representatives.
  • 20 June, 18h30: Broadcast of documentary "The State of the World's Refugees" on Channel 2, RTP, followed by a debate.
  • 20 June, from 21h00, Eunice Muñoz Auditorium, Oeiras: WRD celebration. Hosted by Francisco Mendes. Programme includes refugee theatre and singing performances by João Afonso, Nancy Vieira, Anjos and Sara Tavares.
  • All activities organized by the Portuguese Refugee Council.