ACT Branch Dinner - Human Rights : Source of Optimism

Event Date: 
Tue, 21/03/2017 - 18:30
Location: 
TEATRO VIVALDI RESTAURANT, ANU ARTS CENTRE, UNIVERSITY AVENUE, CANBERRA
Speaker: Professor Stuart Rees Co-founder of Sydney University‚Äôs Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, founder of the Sydney Peace Foundation (which awards the Sydney Peace Prize), author and poet  Human Rights: Source of Optimism As the world faces huge challenges and uncertainties, the role of civil society in helping to shape our future becomes increasingly critical. Professor Rees will reflect on the importance of a human rights and social justice perspective in responding to these challenges, and will examine the power of individual and collective actions to bring about change.   $75 for 3-course meal and tea/coffee Bookings essential, by Sunday eve, 19 March:  To book contact Maureen Cummuskey maureencummuskey@iinet.net.au, ph 6174 2035 or 0412 176 913  Other enquiries to Sue Wareham warehams@ozemail.com.au, ph 6253 1117 or 0407 924 152 Bank account details for transfers: Name of account: MAPW Aus Inc ACT BSB 633-000. Account number 151 140 365