Diasporas In Action Conference
Diasporas in Action: Working together for peace, development and humanitarian response
For the first time in Australia, a conference focussing on the innovation and growing impact of diaspora communities in the global humanitarian, peace and development effort will be held on 26-27 September 2016. Diasporas in Action: Working together for peace, development and humanitarian response is the premier forum to explore and enhance the power of diasporas in Australia and the region, attracting key leaders and influencers in the humanitarian network. The program will include speakers and participants from Australian and international diaspora organisations, government, policy makers and some of the world’s most experienced NGOs.
This conference is convened by the Diaspora Learning Network, an initiative of Diaspora Action Australia and Melbourne Refugee Studies Program (a University of Melbourne campus-wide initiative), in partnership with the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA), The Australian Red Cross, Oxfam Australia, Afghan Australian Relief and Development Organisation and Hazara Women of Australia.
The conference will be held at the University of Melbourne on 26-27 September 2016.