War, global warming and health: book chapter

The impact of the war machine on global warming and health: a political ecological perspective; by Hans Baer (School of Philosophy, Anthropology, and Social Inquiry and Centre of Health and Society, University of Melbourne). Climate change and the environmental effects of the military industry.

Palestine - education under occupation: public forum

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/06/2009 - 19:30
Location: 
Geelong

Br Peter Bray, a De La Salle Brother from New Zealand who took up the position as Vice Chancellor of Bethlehem University, will be speaking on coping with restrictions and oppression while living under occupation.

Arranged by Geelong Catholic Social Justice Committee.

A Well-Founded Fear: documentary

Event Date: 
Wed, 17/06/2009 - 18:30
Location: 
Melbourne

A small group of committed Australians have made it their mission to find the asylum seekers Australia rejected. For five years Phil Glendenning has been traveling the globe in search of rejected asylum seekers. To date he and his colleagues from the small social justice agency he runs have tracked down over 250 returnees in 22 countries.

An documentary not to be missed!

Afghanistan event: lunch

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/06/2009 - 12:00 - 14:00
Location: 
Castlemaine

Afghanistan lunch

Speakers:

West Papua music, films & speakers

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/06/2009 - 19:00
Location: 
Melbourne

West Papua films, music and speakers

West Papuan Refugees tell their stories and speak out about the current situation in West Papua. Also, investigative documentaries 'Raising West Papua' and 'Rainforest Warriors' and new films documenting parliamentarians in support of West Papua are being shown.

Consultations on women, peace & security

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/06/2009 - 00:30 - 12:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPFi) is conducting research and consulting widely on ideas for developing an Australian National Action Plan to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

Women in Afghanistan today

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/06/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Northcote, Melbourne

Shazia Shakib from the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) will be sharing her insight into the current situation in Afghanistan and the challenging work of RAWA.

Human Rights and Media Freedom in Sri Lanka

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/06/2009 - 16:00 - 19:00
Location: 
Melbourne

This event will focus on Human Rights and Media Freedom in Sri Lanka and remembering Lasantha Wickrematunge (editor for Sunday Leader and winner of the UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize for 2009) who was brutally assassinated in January 2009, and all other murdered or incarcerated journalists.

Afghanistan 2009: forum

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/06/2009 - 19:00 - 21:00
Location: 
St Kilda, Melbourne

Afghanistan 2009 - Escalating violence, underdevelopment and women striving for change

Seven years after the invasion of Afghanistan, life for women has continued to be intolerable, not to mention the lack of security, abject poverty, the rise of corrupt and powerful warlords and an ever increasing number of civilian deaiths.

Helping Palestine and Israel: peace event

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/05/2009 - 18:30 - 20:00
Location: 
Sydney

After Israel's Attack on Gaza: How do we work for peace and
justice?


Hosted by The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at University of Sydney, this event will address what we can do to help Palestinians and Israelis working for peace.

Speakers:

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