Video: The Archbishop defines the word 'Refuge'
Monday 15th June 2009The Archbishop of Canterbury tells us what the word 'Refuge' means to him for Refugee Week 2009.
Refugee Week is a UK wide programme of events which celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK. During Refugee Week hundreds of events exploring refugee experiences take place across the UK.
Refugee Week 2009 takes place from 15 - 21 June and the focus of activities this year is the Simple Acts Campaign which is about inspiring people to use small, everyday actions to change perceptions of refugees.
It consists of 20 actions that can be done by anyone and that encourage us to learn and do more with refugees. With every person who joins the campaign and does a small thing with and for refugees, we get a little closer to removing barriers between communities and to creating the kind of world we all want to live in.
The Simple Acts Campaign and Wordia asked the Archbishop what the word 'Refuge' means to him.