War - a global health problem - a one day conference organised by MAPW

 On Saturday the 31st of October MAPW is holding a one day conference in Melbourne: “War - a global health problem”. We have a great line up of speakers, including, 

  • Julian Burnside SC: "Australia's approach to asylum seekers- we must do something but what?"
  • Vince Emanuele, US Veterans for peace: "Resisting wars of choice"
  • Dr Richard Di Natale, Leader Australian Greens: "The politics of war and peace"
  • Dr Phoebe Wynn Pope, Humanitarian Law expert: "Banning the bomb- achievements and next steps"
  • Prof John Langmore: "Australia's place as a peacemaker- past and future"
  • Nic Maclellan Journalist : "Peace and conflict in the Pacific Islands- future trends & opportunities"
  • Dr Andrea Phelps, Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health: "PTSD and moral injury in veterans".

It will be a really thought provoking day kicking off with a concise roundup of MAPW, ICANi and IPPNWi achievements this year, and close with a workshop on potential issues and projects for the coming year, followed by a brief AGM.

Please bring a friend if you can, the event is free and lunch will be provided. 

The conference will be held at Trades Hall, Corner Victoria St and Lygon St in Carlton (enter Victoria St).
RSVP please as below. Please note RSVPs for the Saturday night dinner will close the week before for catering purposes. The dinner is $60.00. The dinner will take place at the North Fitzroy Star,  32-36 St Georges Road South, North Fitzroy 3068.

RSVP Phyllis at eo@mapw.org.au or call the MAPW office 03 9023 1958 
If you RSVP by email, please indicate if you wish to attend the dinner.
Hope to see you there,