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National Activity Plan 2006: Switzerland and Liechtenstein

National Activity Plan 2006: Switzerland and Liechtenstein

20 June 2006
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UNHCR staff register refugees at the Douma registration center on the outskirts of Damascus. Registering with UNHCR ensures that the most vulnerable refugees receive aid.

  • To increase the level of knowledge in the population concerning refugee's specific issues, a game « passage » made in collaboration with Schweizerische flüchtlingshilfe training team will be played in schools. (Liechtenstein).
  • A blue floodlight will be lit on the House of Government. (Liechtenstein).
  • Geneva's jet d'eau will be coloured in blue. Moreover, blue banners mentioning the day and flags on the Mt-Blanc Bridge in Geneva will be placed. Several buildings will also be illuminated in blue in Switzerland. (Switzerland).
  • To sensitize the population on refugee's issues, UNHCR spots will be visible in the Swiss railway stations and "Hope" posters and leaflets will be distributed by NGOs. (Switzerland).