MAPW fundraiser with pianist Robert Schmidli

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/10/2009 - 14:30 - 16:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Our Canberra member and accomplished pianist Dr Robert Schmidli will be performing again in two MAPW fundraisers in Victoria.

The Melbourne concert will take place:

  • Sunday 4 October at Chrysalis Gallery, 179 Gipps St, East Melbourne,
    2.30-4.30pm. 

Program:

Beethoven: Sonata

MAPW statement on detention of Tamils in Sri Lanka: August 2009

Dr Sue Wareham OAM, President of MAPW, released a statement on August 18 August 2009, regarding the detention of Tamils following the recent conflict in Sri Lanka. The statment noted that approximately 300,000 Tamils are still detained in refugee camps in Sri Lanka and the health effects are of grave concern.

Sue Wareham speaks at ASEAN Landmine Victim Assistance meeting

Dr Sue Wareham, President for MAPW, recently gave a speech at the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting in regards of landmines and the effects they have on victims.

Afghanistan forum

Event Date: 
Sun, 18/10/2009 - 14:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Melbourne

A public forum organised by Pax Christi to debate the issues of Afhanistan's misplaced refugees.

More details closer to the event.

  • When: Sunday 18 October, 2-5pm
  • Where: Centre for Theology & Ministry, 1 Morrison Close (the lane between Ormond and St Hilda's Colleges), Parkville

World March for Peace & Non-Violence

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/10/2009 (All day) - Mon, 05/10/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Sydney

The World March for Peace and Non-Violence is starting in New Zealand before crossing the Tasman and then continuing on throughout the rest of the world.

Join it in Sydney the weekend of 3rd to 5th October.

Please download the map of the estimated location when the march reaches Sydney's Bondi Beac

Forum: West Papua - the costs of militarism

Event Date: 
Fri, 28/08/2009 - 18:00 - 20:00
Location: 
Melbourne

We will be joined by Septer Manufandu, who has worked on human rights, and as a forestry graduate, the environment.

Informal meal from 6pm. Contact nancy [dot] atkin [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au or 8344 1637 for bookings.

Killing - Misadventures in Violence: book launch

Event Date: 
Thu, 16/07/2009 - 18:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Guy Rundle to launch Jeff Sparrow's new book "Killing: Misadventures in Violence".

Hiroshima Day: vigil

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/08/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Melbourne

Mark this early morning vigil, organised by MAPW and partners, in your diary.

MAPW urges the Hon Stephen Smith to address the Sri Lankan war aftermath

Dr Sue Wareham, president of MAPW, has written to the Hon Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs, urging the Australian Government to assist civilians in Sri Lanka in the war aftermath with medical and humanitarian care.

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