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Human rights for East Timor, Tibet & Burma - Nov. 27th - Guelph
OPIRG-Guelph is hosting a one day networking conference. As part of the
conference there is a fairly substantial subsidy provided to OPIRG-Carleton
for participants meals and travel. To assist in making the conference more
accessible to students OPIRG-Carleton will also provide an additional
$10/day subsidy for meals for Carleton activists who wish to attend. If
you are interested in attending please contact OPIRG-Carleton at 520-2757
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
FREEDOM AND HUMAN RIGHTS
FOR EAST TIMOR,TIBET AND BURMA
A FULL DAY NETWORKING CONFERENCE
TO MOVE FROM AWARENESS TO ACTION
SATuRDaY NOV. 27
U of Guelph Campus: University Centre Room 103
Speakers and Workshops Facilitaors include: Kerry
Pither, spokesperson for East Timor Alert Network,
Tashi Nangsetsang of the Canadian Tibetan Association
of Ontario, Phurbu Mentuh of the Canada Tibet
Committee, Bryce Rudyk from OPIRG-MacMaster Global
Human Rights Action Group, and Guelph's very own
musician and activist Aloz MacDonald.
Conference is FREE with pre-registration. To Register
or for more information contact OPIRG-Guelph Southeast
Asia Working Group c/o Tegan email@example.com or call
OPIRG-Guelph office (519)824-2091
Travel subsidies and billoting are available but must
be arranged by Wednesday, Nov. 24th.
9:00 Registration/ Welcome
9:30 Opening discussion with Kerry Pither (East Timor
Alert Network) "Canada's complicity all along: the
politics and history of intervention and
non-intervention in East Timor and elsewhere"
10:30 Workshop #1: "Creative approaches to awareness
building and fund-raising for human rights"
Facilitated by Aloz MacDonald
11:30 Video Presentation: "Vivo Timora leste"
12:00 Lunch (vegetarian/ vegan buffet)
1:00 Workshop #2: "Building a National Campaign for
East Timor: Exploring options from military embargo to
2:45 Workshop#3: "Linking the Issues: Working for
Freedom in Tibet and Burma" with Tashi Nangsetsang
from Canadian Tibetan Association of Ontario, Phurbu
Mentuh from Canada Tibet Committee, and Bryce Rudyk
(Human Rights Working Group)
4:30 Plenary Discussion: Forming an Action Plan for
Candlelight vigil followed by Music Jam and Social
....Snowballing towards positive change.....
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