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The Department of Home Affairs  and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 commemorate World Refugee Day.
 
World Refugee Day seeks to  promote social cohesion among refugees, the migrant community and citizens while highlighting the mutual benefits of migration and the responsibility of protection that South Africa has towards refugees. In this regard, the commemorations seek encourage co-operation among partners to minimse the risk of migration and the vulnerabilities of asylum seekers and refugees.
 
Minister Malusi Gigaba will lead a Fun Walk and later deliver a keynote address at the main commemoration
 
MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED AS FOLLOWS:
 
1. FUN WALK
DATE:  Wednesday, 20 June 2018
VENUE 1: Women’s Jail Constitution Hill, Johannesburg
TIME: 08h00
 
2. MAIN EVENT
DATE:  Wednesday, 20 June 2018
VENUE 2: Women’s Jail
TIME: 09h00
 
For media enquiries contact Thabo Mokgola on 060 962 4982 

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS