Interviews

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Conference film

An eight-minute glimpse of all that the conference had to offer, displayed during the Closing Ceremony on 12 July.

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Tom Shakespeare

Technical officer, World Health Organization Tom Shakespeare joined the Disability and Rehabilitation Team (DAR) in the Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability in March 2008. He is an author and editor of the World report on disability and is part of the team working on the launch and implementation of the Report. His collaborations across WHO include several projects with the Reproductive Health Research department. Dr Shakespeare is also a member of the WHO Ethics Review Committee.

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Thomas Hammarberg

Thomas Hammarberg, Immediate Past Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe Thomas Hammarberg has occupied a number of international top positions and is one of Sweden’s most experienced Human Rights defenders. As early as 1977 he received the Nobel Peace Price on behalf of Amnesty International, as chairman of the Swedish section. The rights of children and refugees are considered special interest of Mr Hammarberg. He was involved in the birth of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and he later took part in the UN expert committee responsible for monitoring how the ratifying member stats fulfil their obligations towards children.

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Maria Larsson

Maria Larsson, Minister for Children and the Elderly, Swedish Government Maria Larsson areas of responsibility includes Public health and social services. Since 2003 she is also First Deputy Chair on the Swedish Christian Democrats.

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Angelina Yuen

President, International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)

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Vishanthie Sewpaul

Vishanthie Sewpaul, Senior Professor, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Vishanthie Sewpaul is actively involved in several national structures on the cutting edge of policy and standards development in social work in post-apartheid South Africa, and in developing social work in Africa.

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Po Yan Cheng

Student, City University of Hong Kong

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Ioakimidis Vasilios

Lecturer in Social Work, University of Durham

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Lalitha Subramanian

Training Officer, Rayiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development

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Van Kham Tran

MA of Sociology, Vietnam National University

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