World Refugee Day Flag-Raising
June 20 is World Refugee Day, recognized in countries across the globe. Join us for a ceremony at Victoria City Hall on this day to raise the UN Refugee Agency Flag and honour those in our community and around the world who are or have been refugees.
UN flag raising and proclamation of World Refugee Day.
Below is our event schedule:
11:30 am – 11:35 am: Sharmarke Mohamed, MC
11:35 am – 11:45 am: Maureen Sawa, CEO of Greater Victoria Public Library
11:45 am – 11:55 am: Lisa Helps, Mayor of City of Victoria
11:55 am – 12:05 pm: Alvaro Moreno, Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society
12:05 pm – 12:15 pm: Sabine Lehr, Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria
12:15 pm – 12:25 pm John Nsabimana, Unicef Ambassdor
12:25 pm – 12:30 pm Paul O’Brien, Local Musician
Victoria City Hall, British Columbia
1 Centennial Square, Victoria, BC, Canada