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National Activity Plan 2005: United States of America

National Activity Plan 2005: United States of America

20 June 2005

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

  • National Geographic: Opening ceremony and press conference in the presence of Secretary of State and First Lady. A refugee speaker will be guest of honour.
  • Screening of Oscar-nominated "Hotel Rwanda", followed by panel discussion and a reception.
  • A two-month photo exhibition displaying UNHCR information and photos of Chad/Sudan.
  • Fifth annual poster contest exhibit.
  • Kennedy Center and National Geographic: Performances by musical and dance groups reflecting diverse global cultures.
  • Capitol Hill: WRD event with members of Congress.