Monthly Archives: June 2024

World Refugee Day 2024: KRC-Uganda’s Commitment to Honoring Refugees in Bidi Bidi Settlement

World Refugee Day 2024: KRC-Uganda’s Commitment to Honoring Refugees in Bidi Bidi Settlement

A person is considered a refugee under the 1951 Refugee Convention if they have fled their place of origin due to well-founded fear of persecution based on their ethnicity, political beliefs, religion, or other characteristics. This definition also extends to individuals who have been displaced by man-made or natural disasters. World Refugee Day is observed on June 20th of each year as a way to honor the bravery and tenacity of the millions of refugees who have been forced to flee their homes because of war, persecution, or natural catastrophes. The theme “Hope Away from Home” is particularly relevant in 2024 as it highlights the resilience refugees demonstrate despite being […]