World Refugee Day 2003 National Activity Plan: Tanzania
A press conference will be held in Dar es Salaam on June 19.
A UNHCR film on Refugee Youth, "Facing Our Future", will be broadcast on national television, DTV, on June 20.
In Lugufu refugee camp, various activities - including competitions, theatre shows, games and sports tournaments - will be organised on June 20. Apart from refugees, local schoolchildren will also participate in some of the events.
A joint event will be organised by UNHCR, Right to Play, and Roots & Shoots. Two prominent Tanzanian athletes (a football player and a marathon runner) will join the refugees for the celebration and present the tournament winners with trophies. Lectures on natural environment and an exhibition of Roots & Shoots projects will take place. Puppet shows will highlight the issues of child soldiers and the sexual exploitation of children.