Public Seminars with Special Assistant to the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Colombia

20 May 2019

The UQ public events on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 May will feature ex-combatants of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Colombian community members, and Special Assistant to the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Colombia, Mauricio Artiñano. The Colombians were invited by the International Rafting Federation to attend the 2019 World Rafting Championships in Tully, Cairns, as part of the Rafting for Peace initiative. The participants have trained to become certified rafting guides as part of their efforts to reintegrate into civilian life and to lead an eco-tourism project in Colombia.

For more information and for details on how to register to attend these events please visit https://hass.uq.edu.au/events

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