Media Advisory

UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, is facilitating a joint visit for six ambassadors from four European Union countries, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland to the refugee camps in Kigoma from 1-4 June 2021.

                                              Media Advisory

                                                                                                                 31 May 2021

EU, UK, and Switzerland Ambassadors make a joint visit to refugee camps in Tanzania UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, is facilitating a joint visit for six ambassadors from four European Union countries, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland to the refugee camps in Kigoma from 1-4 June 2021.

1.  H.E Peter VAN ACKER: Ambassador, Kingdom of Belgium 2.  H.E Mette Norgaard DISSING-SPANDET: Ambassador, Kingdom of Denmark 3.  H.E. Regine HESS: Ambassador, Federal Republic of Germany 4.  H.E Jeroen VERHEUL – Ambassador, Kingdom of the Netherlands. 5.  H.E David CONCAR – High Commissioner, United Kingdom. 6.  H.E Didier CHASSOT – Ambassador, Swiss Confederation

During the visit, the Ambassadors will meet and interact with refugees in Nduta, Mtendeli, and Nyarugusu refugee camps. They will also meet with local authorities and humanitarian partners working in the region.

At the end of the visit, the six ambassadors and the UNHCR Representative, Mr. Antonio Jose Canhandula, will hold a joint media briefing in Kigoma, as indicated below.

 

What: Ambassadors’ visit Media Briefing Date: 3 June 2021 Time: 12:15 – 14:00 Venue: Lake Tanganyika Hotel - Kigoma, Tanzania

 

Kindly confirm your attendance for the briefing: • Goodness Mrema +255 714 058 749, mremag@unhcr.org • Maimuna Mtengela +255768352550, mtengela@unhcr.org

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