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National Activity Plan 2005: Kyrgyzstan

National Activity Plan 2005: Kyrgyzstan

20 June 2005

"Refugees" crossing the border in a simulation of refugee situations at the scout camp on Vässarö Island. © UNHCR/G.Jusnes

  • 14-20 June: Broadcast of UNHCR spot on national TV.
  • Bishkek: "Celebrate WRD with us" billboards.
  • Kyrgyz: Russian and English essay competition among students.
  • Legal essay competition, in English, among law students.
  • Drawing contest for refugee children and new citizens of Kyrgyzstan.
  • Newspapers' articles with refugee stories on Kyrgyz citizenship.
  • Screening of films on refugee issues.
  • Multicultural WRD celebration in Bishkek: Concert with traditional dances and songs performed by refugees; Sports activities like running race and soccer match of refugees vs. UNHCR staff; refugees' national handicraft fair; refugee children's drawing exhibition, drawing on asphalt; language lab exchange experience; and refugees' national food tasting.