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Melbourne: Forum: Diasporas and Afghanistan

27 November 2015 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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Diasporas and Afghanistan – Melbourne Forum

Friday 27th November

9:30 am – 4:00pm

At the University of Melbourne

Macmahon Ball Theatre, Old Arts Building, Enter Grattan Street or Royal Pd. Parkville

Hosted by Diaspora Action Australia in partnership with the Melbourne Refugee Studies Program at the University of Melbourne.

An opportunity to connect Afghan diaspora organisations with the aid and humanitarian sector working in, or with an interest in, Afghanistan and the diaspora.

Raise issues of concern related to Afghanistan, connect with the agencies working in Afghanistan, and develop opportunities for collaboration on issues of importance.

Confirmed presentations from:

– Afghanistan Political Section, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

– Australian international aid agencies operating in Afghanistan, including World Vision, Save the Children and Oxfam Australia.

– Afghan diaspora organisations, based in Australia, delivering projects in Afghanistan, or advocating on issues related to the diaspora.

Opening by the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, the Hon. Robin Scott MP.

Forum includes presentations, panels with Q+A, break out groups and a workshop on opportunities for collaboration between diaspora and non-diaspora groups.

There is no fee for this forum – your participation is proudly supported by the Victorian Government.

Please return registration forms to 

Forum Registration Form (pdf)      Afghanistan Forum Registration (Word Docx)

For Further Information:  Lisa Vettori, Phone on 0431 766 775
Community Engagement Co-ordinator I Diaspora Action Australia

(formerly Humanitarian Crisis Hub)

Part time: Wednesdays and Fridays


Level 4, Ross House

247 Flinders Lane

Melbourne, VIC 3000



Macmahon Ball Theatre, Old Arts Building, Melbourne University
Gratton St
Parkville, Victoria Australia
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