On 25 October 2017, INTERSOS along with UNHCR celebrated the 25th Anniversary of DAFI in Aden, combined with the 2016/2017 DAFI Students Graduation Event, in Petra Hall at Coral Hotel, with more than 200 invited persons from universities, governmental officials, Somalia embassy, partners organisations and a variety of refugee community leaders. During this event there was the celebration of the graduation of 4 students graduating in 2016-2017 academic year, graduating in 4 different study-majors, honoured by UNHCR, INTERSOS and the Somali ambassador in Yemen.
Overall 25th DAFI anniversary celebration agenda included: speeches by UNHCR and INTERSOS representatives and by the Somali ambassador, honouring ceremony for graduates, honouring outstanding performance students and DAFI Students Union for their contributions and efforts during the last year. INTERSOS presented a short movie produced for the occasion of the anniversary, explaining the project and its outputs in Yemen since 1998. DAFI students made presentations regarding DAFI activities and achievements in last years. The agenda included also a music and dance performance. The event was covered by national media. INTERSOS.
UNHCR are further planning a mini-event in Sana’a in December.