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ICJ Victoria attendance at DFAT NGO Forum on Human Rights 2017

ICJ Victoria were pleased to send a delegate to the DFAT NGO Forum on Human Rights in Canberra on 9 February 2017.  The delegate sent was current Assistant Secretary, Shannon Finegan.  This is a yearly event where the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade consults various members of civil society about fundamental issues of international human rights that need to be addressed in Australia.

The forum was attended by many different non-government organisations, as well as the Foreign Minister, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, and Senator Attorney General the Hon George Brandis QC.

Read Julie Bishop MP’s address.

Read George Brandis QC’s address.

Report from ICJ Victoria delegate.