The War No One is Talking About: Collective Failure, Collective Responsibility for the Suffering in Yemen

  • 08 Jun 2022
  • 6:00 PM
  • Online

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The War No One is Talking About: Collective Failure, Collective Responsibility for the Suffering in Yemen

Featuring The Honorable Melissa Parke


A member of the former United Nation's Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen, the Honorable Melissa Parke, former Minister for International Development and member of the federal parliament of Australia, will talk about the ongoing conflict in Yemen and the role of the international community in dealing with war crimes committed by all of the parties to the conflict, and the world's largest humanitarian crisis.


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Wednesday, June 8, 2022

6 pm MST | 9 pm EDT | 9 am AWST (June 9)

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Speaker

The Honorable Melissa Parke, 

Former Australian Minister for International Development & United Nations Yemen Expert

The Honorable Melissa Parke is a former Minister for International Development of Australia and a former federal member of parliament for Fremantle (2007 - 2016). Prior to entering the Australian parliament, Melissa served as an international lawyer with the United Nations in Kosovo, Gaza, New York, and Lebanon. Since retiring from parliament, Melissa has been an Ambassador for ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. Melissa also served for four years (2017 - 2021) as a member of the United Nations' Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen for the U.N. Human Rights Council, investigating violations of international law committed by parties to the conflict in Yemen.

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