In 2017, the fourth year of the KATEP program, Mangila Kilifi and Erietera Aram represented Kiribati and Aso Ioapo and Saineta Sioni represented Tuvalu.
The two week educational and advocacy program took place in Sydney, Australia. It provided participants with training in climate change advocacy, leadership skills, storytelling and public speaking; it included a two-day visit to Newcastle; an outreach program to educate and strengthen Pacific connections around climate change and opportunities to lobby key members of the Australian community. It helped develop and solidify the participants’ confidence and experience in being climate change activists and leaders.
Director of the Edmund Rice Centre and President of the Refugee Council of Australia Phil Glendenning has called on the Turnbull Government to immediately rule out any forced deportations or removal of Rohingya refugees from Australia or from Australian-run detention centres.Read more
Sajjad Versi, President, Horn of Africa Relief and Development Agency
Horn of Africa Relief and Development Agency, commonly known as HARDA, has a long and successful association with the Edmund Rice Centre since 2003.Read more