“ Together we heal, learn and Shine”
Find out how SHARP-Pakistan field offices celebrate World Refugee Day this year:
June 20th marks World Refugee Day to celebrate and honor refugees around the globe every year SHARP-Pakistan, in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). World Refugee Day presents an opportunity to recognize the courage and resilience of the millions of refugees who have been forced to flee their homes. SHARP-Pakistan districts commemorated the day with full zeal and enthusiasm to support the Afghan refugee community by organizing and celebrate the day with different activities; mentioned below:
On World’s Refugee Day, SHARP-Pakistan planned an open discussion forum on the theme of “Together we heal, learn and shine”. Afghan elders, students, lawyers, civil society members, and host communities joined this open discussion forum and participated in various events and activities.
The main theme of these events was to provide the attendees such a platform to help resolve their basic and socio-legal problems, to provide them free legal aid and to inform the prevailing uncertain law and order situation in the country. SHARP team also guided the community in regards to the renewal of PoR card policy, and also to educate the Afghan communities on Covid-19 SOPs and the vaccinations process.
Weeklong, SHARP-Pakistan held events in order to commemorate World Refugee Day in Islamabad, Punjab, KPK and Sindh. Honoring the refugees residing in Pakistan and to appreciate the strength and courage of the refugees fleeing their homeland for one reason or the other.