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World Refugee Day 2004: Côte d'Ivoire

World Refugee Day 2004: Côte d'Ivoire

20 June 2004

A performance for refugees in Côte d'Ivoire. © UNHCR Côte d'Ivoire

Sport activities such as football were organised with refugees and the host population in Tabou.

A ceremony also took place in Tabou, attended by government officials and local authorities. They all promised to continue their support for refugees.

A concert was organised to promote tolerance and awareness of the refugee situation. The musicians were appreciated and showed their support for refugees.

Refugees showed their talents through hand-made objects. They also performed skits on peaceful coexistence.

The UNHCR Representative was the guest of a television programme on 20 June on the current situation of refugees in the world. The national TV channel also broadcast the film, "UNHCR in action 2004".