Events

Often, UNHCR Canada hosts events to raise awareness and funds for refugees around the world. Learn more about events that support UNHCR.

Our peer-to-peer fundraisers will also host events on behalf on UNHCR, where they raise money to help support refugees and displaced persons.

On June 20 each year, we also join the world in marking World Refugee Day, which Canadians celebrate across the country. Here are UNHCR Canada’s, and affiliate partners and fundraisers’, upcoming events that support UNHCR and our work.

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Contact us to have your event added to our calendar!

Revisit Past Events

May 16, 2020

Stand Up for Refugees is back this Ramadan and it will be funnier than ever! Straight from your living room, we’re bringing you the gift of laughter to get you through these unprecedented times. With an even bigger line-up than last year of the world’s funniest people, we guarantee you’ll be rolling on the floor laughing for a good cause. Join us for an evening of heart and humour!

May 6, 2020

Film Screening of I am Rohingya followed by Directors Q & A

A powerful documentary that chronicles the journey of 14 Rohingya refugees in Kitchener Waterloo, ON. This film chronicles the journey of 14 young Rohingya refugees now living in Canada as they re-enact the harrowing experiences of their families in Myanmar and beyond.

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Yusuf Zine and Cinematographer Kevin Young, as well as some members of the cast.

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