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Amnesty International's 2006 Regional Youth Conference for Human Rights?

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15th-16th September 2006

Amnesty International SA/NT is holding its second annual regional Youth Conference for Human Rights September 15-16 at the University of Adelaide.? Registration is open to all young people who want to make a difference and become 'Ambassadors of Freedom'.? The conference will offer participants the opportunity to learn about human rights issues in Australia and overseas, and develop their own skills to become advocates for human rights.?

The program includes a variety of workshops, covering hot debates on human rights issues, sassy campaigning tools, breaking the media code ideas and creative campaigning.? It will feature experienced key speakers, inspiring young leaders, and popular role models.? A number of South Australian politicians will also attend the sessions and participate in a live debate.

Speakers include:

  • Anton Enus, SBS Newsreader and Journalist
  • Tom Zubrycki, AFI award winning documentary filmmaker
  • Julian Burnside QC, Human Rights Expert, Barrister and National Living Treasure
  • Iktimal Hage-Ali, nationally renowned youth leader
  • Senator Penny Wong (ALP)
  • Hon Michelle Lensink MLC (Lib)
  • Senator Kerry Nettle (Greens)

Registration is $50 including lunch and morning/afternoon?tea each day.?

  • Click HERE for the draft agenda.

  • Click HERE for registration forms.? Remember to complete all 3 pages, and return them to 80 South Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000 or fax 08 8110 8101.?

  • Click HERE for a copy of the most recent Youth Conference flyer.? Share it with your friends!

  • Click HERE if you might need financial assistance to attend the Conference.