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Human Rights Medallist Rosemary Kayess will give this year's oration

Join Human Rights Medal winner Rosemary Kayess for the 2020 Human Rights Day Oration.

Rosemary Kayess is a leading human rights advocate for people with disability in Australia and worldwide. Rosemary contributed to drafting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and successfully lobbied for its ratification in Australia. Last year, Rosemary was awarded the prestigious 2019 Human Rights Medal in recognition of her work in international human rights law for people with disability.

Rosemary will be in conversation with ABC’s disability affairs reporter, Nas Campanella, as they discuss Rosemary’s work with the Disability Royal Commission, as well as the social transformation of CRPD and the impact it has had on the community.

Thursday 10 December, 11.00am - 12.00pm
Live online event

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The 2020 Human Rights Day Oration is co-sponsored by Konica Minolta and King & Wood Mallesons.  

Konica Minolta is a market-leading provider of integrated solutions and managed services with the power to transform business environments. Our vision is to be a global company that is vital to society, and we were proud to have been awarded the Human Rights Award 2018 for showing leadership in human rights in business.

Recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2400 lawyers in 28 locations around the world works with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.




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