Contact: Jo Mavros
20
Feb
2019
VIC
Australia

The 2019 Angus Mitchell Oration

The Humanitarian Imperative to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

 

Dr Tilman Ruff MB, BS (Hons), FRACP, AM will deliver the 49th Angus Mitchell Oration on Wednesday 20 February 2019.

Tilman is  Co-President  of  International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and founding international and Australian Chair of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons  (ICAN),  awarded  the  Nobel  Peace Prize in 2017 “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground- breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons".

Tilman is Associate Professor in the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne; and international medical advisor for Australian Red Cross. He was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia “for service to the promotion of peace as an advocate for the abolition of nuclear weapons, and to public health through the promotion of immunisation programs in the South East Asia-Pacific region.

Rotarians and their guests are invited to join Rotary Club of Melbourne Members at this very special  luncheon.

12:40 for 12:50 pm start till 2 PM

1st Floor Dining Rooms Sofitel Hotel

Cost $45 two course lunch

      Guest Bookings to Jo Mavros

      E: office@rotaryclubofmelbourne.org.au

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