Exploring the themes ‘Global Citizenship’, ‘Education to Work’ and ‘Social Cohesion’, the two day event will bring together international and local policymakers, practitioners, young people, academics and the business sector.

Get to know the line-up…

Dr Alexandra Leipold will be joining us all the way from Europe to share how Germany is strengthening engagement in education and employment for young migrants and refugees.

Anya Satyanand, Executive Officer of Ara Taiohi, New Zealand’s youth peak body, will be talking about superdiversity and building on young people’s cultural capabilities.

Professor Fethi Mansouri will bring a local to global perspective on human rights, global citizenship and the place of young people.

Apajok Biar, MYAN Youth Ambassador, will share her thoughts on youth advocacy in Australia and with UNHCR Geneva.

We hope the conference brings us one step closer to developing forward-looking, evidence-based strategic directions for research, policy and practice – helping young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds thrive over coming decades in an equitable, socially cohesive Australia.

Find out more about the conference at the MYAN website

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