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60th Anniversary of IRSV

60 Year Anniversary of the IRSV, with special guest Sharan Burrow, AC

Friday 18 August 2023, from 12 pm 

Woodward Centre, 10 floor, Melbourne Law School

(Uni. Melbourne Building 106), 185 Pelham St, Carlton VIC 3053

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. Sharan 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, potential members and guests are warmly invited to come together for a two-course meal including interesting conversations and drinks!

For all the information you need including to register, please visit our website here

If you are not already a member, we encourage you to join the IRSV to receive discounted tickets to functions and professional development events throughout the year.

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