2014: Loneliness & Isolation

The 66th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Dec 10, 2014

THREE PANEL FORUM

On the evening of Human Rights Day December 10, 2014 many people attended the Kingston Arts Centre Theatrette to listen to a forum of outstanding guest speakers on the topic Loneliness & Isolation based on Articles 25 and 28 of the Declaration.

The Speakers

Dr. Rosemary McCallum International Author and ‘Attitude Specialist’:
Known as “The Attitude Specialist,” Dr. Rosemary McCallum is a renowned speaker, author, success coach, Master Visionary and creator of the VIAS® business growth system. She has helped hundreds of people to bring their dreams and ambitions to life with her powerful, proven techniques over the past 20 years.

Cameron McKenzie-McHarg Olympic Silver Rowing Medallist:
Cameron was a member of the Australian Rowing Team between 2001 and 2012, including representing Australia at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. His career highlights include an Olympic Silver medal in the Men’s Four in Beijing, Silver and Bronze medals at World Championship level and 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze World Cup medals.  Off the water, Cameron has a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Applied Finance from The University of Melbourne and extensive experience in the finance industry.

Patrick O’Callaghan International Development Manager YGap:
Bachelor of Urban Planning and Development, Honours Second Class. He completed an 8000km bike ride from Spain to Ghana, raising awareness and $34,000 in funds against child slavery. Pat has been a dedicated YGap volunteer for close to 4 years, and has spent time managing YGap African Projects in Ghana and Rwanda.

Musical Entertainment Clare Patti captivated the audience with her singing and harp playing.

Children’s Art Competition was held in conjunction and the winners were announced and received their prizes. All entries were exhibited for 2 weeks at the Shirley Burke Gallery.

Each one of the 30 Articles in the Declaration was carefully prepared and passed by the United Nations on 10th December 1948. The Declaration, regarded as the world’s most important document, sets out the fundamental freedoms for everyone without distinction of race, sex, language, or religion. It has been translated into more than 300 different languages.

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