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Director-General Opens Exhibition on Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

Director-General Opens Exhibition on Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

7 December 2011

The Director-General opened the exhibition of photographs of refugees and internally displaced persons by Espen Rasmussen entitled Transit, organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to mark the UNHCR ministerial-level meeting. The Director-General highlighted the difficulties for refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced people and stateless persons in finding adequate shelter, accessing proper health and education, and in finding meaningful employment, which require collaboration at global, regional and local levels.

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