Refugee Week 2018
Official Launch of Refugee Week 2018
Refugee Week 2018 will officially launch at in the Barnet Long Room, Customs House, Sydney at 10am June 15, featuring the STARTTS Humanitarian Awards.
The MC for the morning is youth representative and former refugee Simon Shahin with leading orthopaedic surgeon, former refugee and Refugee Week Ambassador Munjed Al Muderis giving the key note address. #WithRefugees is the theme of Refugee Week 2018 and provides the chance to celebrate the refugees who have made such a great commitment and contribution to Australia and also stand in global solidarity with refugees everywhere.
Friday, 15 June 2018
Barnet Long Room
Free – RSVP essential
Refugee Week 2017
Official Launch of Refugee Week 2017
STARTTS will be participating in the official launch of Refugee Week organised by the Refugee Council of Australia. The event will feature:
- Inspiring voices from people from refugee backgrounds
- Captivating live music
- 2017 Humanitarian Awards organised by STARTTS
- Morning tea
Ode to Syria: An Evening of Syrian Music, Arts and Stories
STARTTS, with the Sydney Peace Foundation, Amnesty International and Brave, is proud to present this event featuring the award winning composer and pianist Malek Jandali, to mark National Refugee Week 2017 and the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture (26 June).
Every year STARTTS in conjunction with partner organisations organises the launch of Refugee Week – the week surrounding World Refugee Day on 20 June. The event aims to highlight the importance of refugee issues and celebrate the resilience, talents and achievements of refugees in NSW. For more information about what’s on during Refugee Week: www.refugeeweek.org.au