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Join Refugee Legal, Lander & Rogers and Professor Hilary Charlesworth on World Refugee Day 2017
Legal centres, law firms, universities, volunteers and philanthropists are finding new ways to partner to defend refugees. Join Refugee Legal, Lander & Rogers and Professor Hilary Charlesworth on World Refugee Day 2017 to discuss partnerships and legal innovation in defending refugees.
Drinks and canapes provided
$10 NGO/$15 full price
Professor Hilary Charlesworth
Hilary Charlesworth is a Melbourne Laureate Professor at Melbourne Law School. She is also a Distinguished Professor at the Australian National University. Her research includes the structure of the international legal system, peacebuilding, human rights law and international humanitarian law and international legal theory, particularly feminist approaches to international law.
Our Very Excellent Ambassador Tom Ballard has organised this Refugee Week 2017 benefit gig for Refugee Legal.
Come see awesome line up of Tom Gleeson, Cal Wilson, Tommy Little, Geraldine Quinn, Nelly Thomas, Dilruk Jayasinha, Kirsty Webeck and Tom Ballard.
David Manne to speak at Montmorency Asylum Seekers (MASSG) annual lunch.
All proceeds go to Refugee Legal for visa assistance to asylum seekers. Find out about Refugee Legal and the current visa crises for asylum seekers here: https://refugeelegal.org.au/
Tickets $30 (for a two course meal). If you wish to be seated together with friends on a table, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would be delighted if you could join us for Refugee Legal’s Annual Dinner to be held on Tuesday 21 November 2017.
We are honoured that our keynote speaker this year is Mr Thomas Albrecht, the Regional Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Canberra. Mr Albrecht is one of the UNHCR’s most experienced representatives, having worked in a range of senior posts across the globe over the last 30 years.
Our annual dinner is an opportunity to celebrate the year’s outstanding achievements and to focus on future challenges. It’s also a key fundraiser to support our vital work defending the rights and dignity of asylum seekers, refugees and disadvantaged migrants
Tickets: General – $100 (incl. GST)
Tickets: Refugee Legal Volunteer – $67 (incl. GST)
Refugee Legal is hosting a free special event to mark World Refugee Day.
It’s Time: Where to From Here on Refugee Policy?
In conversation, the high-level panel will address this vital question for our nation and the international community.
- Professor Gillian Triggs: Vice Chancellor’s Fellow, University of Melbourne; Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission
- Erika Feller: Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, University of Melbourne; Former Assistant High Commissioner (Protection), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
- David Manne: Executive Director and Principal Solicitor, Refugee Legal
Helen Kapalos: Chairperson of the Victorian Multicultural Commission
- Date: Wednesday 20 June 2017
- Time: 12.30 to 2.00pm
- Venue: Swanston Room, Melbourne Town Hall
90-120 Swanston Street, Melbourne
This is a free event but booking is essential.
You can book to attend the event using the link below: