Visiting Fellow Dr Sarah Holcombe was invited by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT, Human Rights and Indigenous Issues Branch) to participate in the annual UN Human Rights Council Forum

Visiting Fellow Dr Sarah Holcombe was invited by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT, Human Rights and Indigenous Issues Branch) to participate in the annual UN Human Rights Council Forum
Left to right: Isabella Rafty from DFAT, Cr. Getano Lui (Jnr) AM from Torres Strait, Prof Ian Anderson Deputy-Secretary PM&C Indigenous Affair Group, Fabrianne Peterson AIS Interpreter, Kevin Playford from DFAT and Dr Sarah Holcombe, CAEPR ANU.
Monday 29 July 2019

Visiting Fellow Dr Sarah Holcombe was invited by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT, Human Rights and Indigenous Issues Branch) to participate in the annual UN Human Rights Council Forum – the 12th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), 15-19 July 2019 in Geneva. This was part of the DFAT Speaker Series in a Side Event at the Forum. The invitation was a recognition of Sarah’s work translating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) into the Indigenous language of Pintupi-Luritja. The event was entitled: Language and freedom? The role of language in rights comprehension, agency and enjoyment for Indigenous communities- experiences from Australia.

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