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France: Appel de Paris

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France: Appel de Paris

19 June 2001

In an unprecedented action of parliamentary solidarity for the 1951 refugee convention, the "Appel de Paris" adopted by the historic Assemblée de Réfugiés, which gathered at the French National Assembly on Saturday, was sent out yesterday by the President of the Assembly, M. Raymond Forni, to all the national parliaments around the world. The text of the Appel de Paris is available in French, English and Spanish, either from UNHCR or from the French National Assembly website:

People accessing the website can add their names in support of the Appel de Paris.