Tue, 01 Sept|
Human Rights and Non-State Actors
🌎NGO Advocacy, Youth-led Movements, and LGBTIQA+ Initiatives🌎 Join YDS for an evening focused on human rights, exploring the non-state sector and its role in strengthening international governance and accountability. We will be joined by Dr Carla Winston and Jacob Thomas, two experts on the topic.
Time & Location
01 Sept 2020, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm AEST
About the Event
NGO Advocacy, Youth-led Movements, and LGBTIQA+ Initiatives
Join YDS for an evening focused on human rights, exploring the non-state sector and its role in strengthening international governance and accountability. We will be joined by Dr Carla Winston and Jacob Thomas, two experts with a wide and varied range of experience.
Dr Winston's research focuses on transitional justice, NGOs, and the intersections between Human Rights and business. She is currently a lecturer at the University of Melbourne, with a focus on international relations theory and norm diffusion.
Jacob Thomas has a broad range of advocacy experience, notably their role in the Commonwealth Youth Gender and Equality Network. They have also recently published a chapter on the role of youth in attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG5).
We are excited to sit-down with both speakers to discuss their experiences and look forward to welcoming you all on the evening.
- We will be discussing: The role of NGOs in global governance Advocacy by and for the LGBTQIA+ community Youth-led human rights movements Human rights and international governance Audience Q&A.
You can submit your questions during sign-up or at the event.
Registration is free but essential to secure a spot to this panel event.
Upon registering, a link will be provided to your email with further event details.