Refugee awareness week and refugee rights day

Resolution number: 
June 1994

The education of the Canadian public and promotion of rights and concerns relating to refugees are vitally important matters to those concerned with the plight of refugees;

Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR:

  1. Adopt the week in which April 4 falls each year as Refugee Awareness Week and April 4 as Refugee Rights Day;
  2. Recommend to its members the organization of programmes to promote greater understanding of the plight of refugees at this time each year.
Working Group: 
Inland Protection