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UN WORLD REFUGEE DAY AND INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 266: tabled on 18 June 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that 20 June 2013 has been designated by the United Nations (UN) as World Refugee Day; further notes that according to official UN figures there are consistently over 10 million more internally displaced persons than refugees; and therefore calls on the UN to rename 20 June 2013 as International Day of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.