International Day of Family Remittances - June 16
The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR)was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly and is observed on 16 June. IDFR recognizes the 230 million migrant workers, women and men, who send money home to over 800 million family members.
Remittances or cross-border person-to-person payments of relatively small value serve as a vital lifeline to developing world.
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