Forum on Afghanistan

Co-hosted by Diaspora Action Australia and Melbourne Refugee Studies Program

When: 27 November 9.30am to 4pm

Location: The Old Arts Building, the University of Melbourne, Parkville

A forum to highlight diaspora perspectives on peace and development in Afghanistan and Hazara communities in Pakistan. An opportunity to connect with diaspora organisations in the humanitarian sector who are working on, or have an interest in, Afghanistan.

The day includes presentations, panels and break out workshops.

  • Panel One: Diasporas and Afghanistan – highlighting issues of importance from the diaspora, with a focus on development, human rights and peace building in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Presentations, discussion and Q+A.
  • Panel Two: International humanitarian agencies working in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Presentations, discussion and Q+A.
  • Work group 1:  Settlement and the Afghan diaspora
  • Work group 2:  Economic development and remittances to Afghanistan and Pakistan

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