An Iowa Perspective on the Refugee Crisis and the United Nations | Iowa City Public Library

The number of refugees and forcibly displaces people have swelled to nearly 100 miliion worldwide - mostly women and children. The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR, works every day to aid these victims of war, famine, and opppression. As we observe Human Rights Day, a panel of refugees now living in Iowa plus a representative of UNHCR will discuss refugee rights and how UNHCR helps to protect those rights.

This event is sponsored by the Johnson County United Nations Association, the Iowa City office of Equity and Human Rights, the Iowa City Public Library, and the Refugee and Immigrant Association.

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