UNHCR organizes game days for IDP schoolchildren in Baku

UNHCR organizes game days for IDP schoolchildren in Baku
# 20 June 2007 14:00 (UTC +04:00)
The event was organized along with NGO Right to Play in the framework of Ninemilion.org campaign. 100 children from 4 IDP schools participated in the event. Chief of the department on affairs of refugees and IDPs and cooperation with humanitarian organizations Gurban Sadigov said that over 1 million people became refugees as a result of Armenian occupation. He said that over 3,000 people from different countries have refugee status and were granted asylum in Azerbaijan.
UNHCR Representative in Azerbaijan William Tall said that children suffer more from wars and deportations.
He expressed his confidence that the Nagorno Karabakh conflict will soon be solved and IDPs will return to their native lands.
Another event in the framework of Game Days was today held for IDP children in Bilasuvar. /APA/


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