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The global refugee crisis: why it's critical that we care

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The Ethics Centre

161 Castlereagh Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Did you know? By the end of 2015, 65.3 million individuals had been forcibly displaced by conflict or violence, and the world was hosting 21.3 million refugees — an increase of more than 50% since the end of 2011. What does the future hold?

A presentation by Dr Vera Sistenich followed by a Q&A panel discussion of experts

Chaired by the SDC and co-hosted with the Refugee Council of Australia, Handup Congo, Great Lakes Agency for Peace and Development International (GLAPD) and Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children NSW.

This is a rare opportunity to find out first hand about the issue and hear from a panel of experts representing various thought provoking perspectives.

Panellists:

  • Dr Vera Sistenich (Board certified emergency specialist)

  • Shukufa Tahiri (Policy Officer, Refugee Council of Australia)

  • Emmanuel Musoni (Chairman, Great Lakes Agency for Peace and Development)

  • Gael Walker (Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children)

  • Dr Valentina Bau (UNSW) - Moderator

Cost: $20 (students will be reimbursed $10 at the door).

About Dr. Vera Sistenich: Vera is a board certified emergency medicine specialist in Australia, where her areas of interest are Aboriginal health, medical education and the development of physician training in the field of international emergency medicine. She has also worked with asylum seekers both at the Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre in the Australian Indian Ocean territories, and on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea.

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