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Sydney: UNHCR Donor Briefing

12 August 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Australia for UNHCR Donor Briefing with Sister Angélique Namaika

August 12 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Sister Angélique was the recipient of the 2013 Nansen Refugee Award – UNHCR’s highest human rights prize – for her ground-breaking work with women and girls in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

She works in an area ravaged by Lord’s Resistance Army violence. Through her women’s refuge Maison de la Femme (House of Women), she has helped transform the lives of more than 2,000 displaced women and girls who have suffered forced labour, rape and other human rights abuses.

Also speaking will be Céline Schmitt, a frontline UNHCR Field Officer who has recently completed an extended mission in Kinshasa, DRC. The briefing will be introduced by Australia for UNHCR’s National Director Naomi Steer.

Places are limited so please RSVP by Thursday 6 August to Linda van der Torre on 02 9276 6877 or email  with the subject line “Sydney Donor Briefing”.


The Barnet Long Room, Customs House,
31 Alfred St
Sydney, NSW Australia
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