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World Refugee Day 2003: Morocco

World Refugee Day 2003: Morocco

20 June 2003

A Liberian refugee (right) gave a speech while an Iraqi refugee (left) recited a poem at the Riad Salam hotel. © UNHCR

UNHCR organised a reception at Riad Salam hotel that was attended by the media and representatives from partner agencies and the diplomatic community. The event featured a speech by a Liberian refugee representative, and a poetry recital by an Iraqi refugee and an art exhibition by two refugees - a Rwandan and an Iraqi.

Among the guests were members of the media, the diplomatic community and non-governmental organisations.