International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

An enforced (or forced) disappearance is when a person is secretly abducted or imprisoned by a state or political organisation, followed by a refusal to acknowledge the person’s fate and whereabouts, with the intent of depriving them of all rights, including the...

World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day is to acknowledge the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution, to build empathy and understanding for their plight and to recognise their resilience in rebuilding their lives....