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National Activity Plan 2006: Venezuela

National Activity Plan 2006: Venezuela

20 June 2006

Refugee children wash their families' clothes in Djabal camp. Many children are overwhelmed with daily chores and as a result attend school only sporadically.

  • A concert in San Cristóbal will highlight the plight of refugees and displaced people with the aim of changing public opinion.
  • Community fairs in Ureña (Táchira), Maracaibo (Zulia) and Apure will increase local visibility and educate people about UNHCR's work with refugees.
  • A Cine forum, including the screening of a film on refugee issues will take place. Afterwards, there will be an open discussion on the problems presented in the movie.
  • A conference on Human Rights will inform the public about the situation in the country.
  • The official opening of UNHCR's new office in Maracaibo (Zulia) will give visibility to the activities, projects and programmes that UNHCR promotes finances and implements in Zulia state.