Opening: The Right Livelihood Award Exhibition - Who Cares!

Opening: The Right Livelihood Award Exhibition - Who Cares!

Please join us on November 30 for the launch of the Right Livelihood Award Exhibition, Who Cares!

In collaboration with DIGNITY (Danish Institute Against Torture) and IRCT (International Council for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims), Global Refugee Studies is proud to invite you to the opening of the Right Livelihood Award Exhibition, hosted by AAU Copenhagen Campus on November 30.

The event will begin with a reception followed by a panel debate on refugees and torture.


The program consists of:

18.30-19.30h: Reception Hour

19.30-19.40h: Welcome

19.40-19.50h: Opening Words from IRCT President Jorge Aroche

19.50-20.50h: Panel Discussion on Falling Through the Cracks: Torture Victims among Asylum Seekers & Refugees

The panel composition includes Lilla Hardi from Cordelia Foundation in Hungary, Sana Hamzeh from RESTART in Lebanon, Bernadette McGrath from OSSTT in Australia and Kathi Anderson from Survivors of Torture International in the United States. The panel will be moderated by Professor Steffen Jensen from Aalborg University’s Global Refugee Studies MSc program.

The Right Livelihood Award was established in 1980 to “honor and support courageous people and organizations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems”. It has become widely known as the 'Alternative Nobel Prize' and there are now 170 recipients from 69 countries. The exhibition celebrates the latest recipients.

 

Read more about the event here

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