Shaping Peace Together: The role of diaspora communities in peacebuilding



Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm AEST
Location: Online

Diaspora Action Australia and the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney in collaboration with Music For Refugees, Burundian and Rwandan Diasporas in Australia are delighted to present a webinar discussion to celebrate and further the aims of International Peace Day and the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

This event is for activists, academics, students, diaspora community members and anyone interested in creating hope and learning about the possibilities and challenges for diaspora-led community initiatives to support peacebuilding and development and how these efforts could be enhanced through networking and sharing ideas and experiences: shaping peace together!


Speakers and panellists
Dr Wendy Lambourne, Chair, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney
Denise Goldfinch, Chief Executive Officer, Diaspora Action Australia
Evariste Ngenzi, Chairman, Rwandan Diaspora in New South Wales
Pacifique Ndayisaba, Burundi Diaspora in Australia

Raphael Manirakiza, Burundi Diaspora in Australia
Dr Louise Olliff, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne


To register RSVP by Friday 18 September 2020

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and you will receive a Zoom link with more details.


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