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Celebrating 60 years of the IRSV - With Sharan Burrow, AC

  • 18 Aug 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Melbourne University Law School - Level 10 of the Woodward Centre


Celebrating 60 years of the IRSV - With Sharan Burrow, AC

This year marks the 60-year anniversary of the IRSV!

To mark this incredible milestone, the Society will be hosting an event to celebrate with Sharan Burrow, AC.

Introducing our speaker

Sharan Burrow is a global advocate for human rights, climate action and Just Transition. She is the Former General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (2010-2022. Previously she was President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (2000–2010.)

Sharan is well known for her international advocacy on employment, human rights, industrial relations, corporate responsibility and climate action with just transition solutions. She has represented workers and civil society groups in global policy discussions in United Nations bodies, on the Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation as well as at the tables of the G7, G20, World Bank and International Monetary Fund. She has twice been a Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos.

Sharan is currently a Visiting Professor in Practice to the LSE-Grantham Institute, a board member of the European Climate foundation, a board member of the Green Hydrogen Association, Co-Chair of the IEA Labour Council and Commissioner for the Global Commission on Climate Governance.

All members are warmly invited to come together, share stories of the Society over the last 6 decades and welcome in the next together!

Event details

When: Friday 18 August 2023

Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Where: Melbourne University Law School - Level 10 of the Woodward Centre

Two course meal provided, including drinks

Member: $68pp

Non-member: $140pp

Student: $40pp

Not already a member - consider joining today!

What can attendees expect:

12:00pm - Guests arrive and register

12:20pm - Entrees served

12:45pm - Main presentation begins

1:00pm - Main meal served

1:30pm - Q&A invited from audience

2:00pm - formal event ends

2:00pm - 4:00pm - drinks and informal networking



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