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Tue, Jun 20


Virtual Event

World Refugee Day

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World Refugee Day
World Refugee Day

Time & Location

Jun 20, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Virtual Event

About the Event

Commemorate World Refugee Day 2023 with us! 

Join the United Nations USA, Northern New Jersey Chapter Global Affairs Committee as we honor World Refugee Day on June 20th, 12:00 pm EST. 

Let's recognize, raise awareness, and advocate for all refugees!


  • Event Remarks - UNA-NJ Chapter President, Haris Melendez,   
  • Introduction - "UN Responds to Our Refugees" by Program Organizer, Dr. Sophia Manning 
  • Keynote Speech - "Refugee and Migrant Indignities: From the Country of Origin to the Country of Destination", Dr. Assefaw Bariagaber 
  • Panel Discussion "The Real Perspective" Mistress of Ceremonies, Minué Yoshida, UNA NJ Global Affairs Committee Chair, CEO of Yoshida Academy 
  • Panel Discussion Special Guest: Xai Yang, Social Worker, Activist, & DEI Advocate
  • Panel Discussion Special Guest: Bruno Fanso Njowir, Founder & CEO Francel Global (FFS- Francel Financial Services)

Together, we can make a difference! Register today, invite your friends, and be part of this inspiring event. 

Date: June 20th

Time: 12:00 pm EST

Location: Online event

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