Malaysia-Invitation to Event on Refugee Lawyering: What’s in It for Me? (3 Oct 2017)

Invitation to Event on Refugee Lawyering: What's in It for Me? (3 Oct 2017)





Please note that registration and breakfast will commence at 9:45 am instead of 9:00 am.  The timings for all subsequent sessions have been modified as well.  Kindly refer to the attachment for the revised programme.

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Circular No 209/2017
Dated 20 Sept 2017
To Members of the Malaysian Bar
Invitation to Event on Refugee Lawyering: What's in It for Me? (3 Oct 2017)
In conjunction with the 6th Asia Pro Bono Conference that will be held from 30 Sept to 2 Oct 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, the Bar Council Migrants, Refugees and Immigration Affairs Committee ("MRIAC") and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ("UNHCR") Malaysia are co-organising a side event entitled "Refugee Lawyering: What's in It for Me?"
Details of the event are as follows:
Date:               3 Oct 2017 (Tuesday)
Time:              10:15 am to 6:00 pm
Venue:            RUANG by Think City, 2 Jalan Hang Kasturi, 50050 Kuala Lumpur
CPD Code:    T3/03102017/BC/BC172662/6

CPD Points:   6
Admission is free but advance registration is required.  Refreshments will be provided during the event.
This event will bring together lawyers and refugees rights experts to discuss thought-provoking topics and exchange experiences on protecting and promoting refugee rights.  Attached is the programme of this event.

To attend this event, kindly register on or before 28 Sept 2017 (Thursday) by email at petersj@unhcr.org
Should you have any enquiries, please contact Jude Peters, Administrative Assistant, Protection Unit, UNHCR Malaysia by telephone at 03-2118 4882 or by email at petersj@unhcr.org, or Sumitha Shaanthinni Kishna, Assistant Director, Bar Council, by telephone at 03-2050 2090, or by email at sumitha@malaysianbar.org.my.
Thank you.
M Ramachelvam
Chairperson
Migrants, Refugees and Immigration Affairs Committee
This circular and the attachment may also be accessed here.




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