Public Seminar: Human Migration and Disaster Management

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 04:00 pm — Thursday, 9 August 2018, 05:00 pm

Location X202, NeWSpace
Contact Nadine Barry
RSVP Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Dr Edna Co

The Newcastle Law School and CIFAL Newcastle invite you to attend a public seminar on Human Migration and Disaster Management by Dr Edna Co, Professor of Public Administration at the University of the Philippines and the Executive Director of CIFAL Manila.

Professor Co, who will be on campus at the invitation of the Vice-Chancellor as a President’s Visiting Fellow, will explore the global challenges of the current unprecedented levels of human migration within the context of disaster management.

Professor Co will draw on her extensive experience in migration and social development, public administration, citizenship participation in governance and gender equity to consider the challenges of human migration and disaster management as we work towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda for 2030.

Professor Co is currently the Executive Director of CIFAL Manila and the University of the Philippines Centre for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS), the university system-wide interdisciplinary policy centre. Serving as a hub for the Asia-Pacific region, leveraging UP's disciplinary strengths in areas such as public policy, migration and development.

Date: Thursday, 9th August 2018

Time: 4.00pm-5.00pm

Venue: X202 NeW Space, Newcastle City Campus, University of Newcastle, Australia

RSVP: By Wednesday 8th August 2018.