world refugee day

World Refugee Day is commemorated every year on June 20th to honour the anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, an international legal framework that protects the rights of refugees. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the global refugee crisis and acknowledging the resilience of forcibly displaced individuals worldwide.

ARCC has consistently been at the forefront of commemorating this significant day into welcoming and supporting forced migrants in their resettlement journey but has also played an integral role in raising awareness about the challenges and successes of refugee communities. ARCC brings together people from diverse backgrounds, fostering a spirit of inclusion and unity. We bring our unwavering commitment to this cause has created a powerful platform for celebrating the stories, cultures, and contributions of refugees, making World Refugee Day a time of reflection, education, and solidarity in Auckland.

World refugee day 2023