2000 Respect for Refugees
2000 marks the 50th anniversary of the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees. The main purpose of this organization is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. The primary activities of the organization are to provide international protection and assistance to the large number of refugees around this world. This may include providing food, health care, shelter, and education, as well as increasing understanding of the positive contributions of refugees around the world.