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World Refugee Day 2003: Ghana

World Refugee Day 2003: Ghana

20 June 2003

Dutch singer Do performing with her dancers at the NEC stadium in Nijmegen.

Senior Minister J.H.Mensah agreed to appear on banners across the country with his photograph and the statement: "I was a refugee". At the evening event, the Minister of Interior read a keynote address by His Excellency the President that called for sympathy towards refugees. These high - profile political figures, combined with excellent media coverage, helped generate significant positive public sentiments towards refugees.