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Amnesty Fresher's Presentation

  1. 1. Welcome to Amnesty International
  2. 2. The Meeting
  3. 3. <ul><li>Agenda for the meeting - 1 hour </li></ul><ul><li>The Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Introductions to each other </li></ul><ul><li>Amnesty International </li></ul><ul><li>Student groups and the UK Network </li></ul><ul><li>What’s coming up in 2010/11 </li></ul><ul><li>Burma Campaign DVD – Photo action (6mins) </li></ul><ul><li>Take Action for Prisoner of Conscience Zarganar </li></ul><ul><li>Key contacts </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Committee
  5. 5. Introduction to each other
  6. 6. Introduction to Amnesty International
  7. 7. Amnesty International History
  8. 8. Amnesty International Facts <ul><li>Worldwide movement campaigning against human rights violations. </li></ul><ul><li>2.8 million members in over 150 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Vision – where basic human rights laid are respected and enjoyed by everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>Aim – to protect and uphold these rights in every region of the world. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Amnesty International Celebrity supporters
  10. 10. Student Groups and the Student Action Network (STAN) www.amnesty.org.uk/student
  11. 11. Exeter
  12. 12. Fundraisers
  13. 13. Warwick
  14. 14. Cambridge 2008
  15. 15. SAB OFFICER SHORT TALK
  16. 16. Autumn 2010 – What’s coming up?
  17. 17. September <ul><li>Burma Political Prisoners </li></ul>
  18. 18. October <ul><li>Demand Dignity – Forced Evictions (Serbia and forced evictions of Roma communities) www.amnesty.org.uk/povertyaction </li></ul><ul><li>Death Penalty – USA focus www.amnesty.org.uk/deathpenalty and www.amnesty.org.uk/troydavis </li></ul>
  19. 19. November <ul><li>Terrorism, Security and Human Rights - Guantanamo Bay www.amnesty.org.uk/terror </li></ul><ul><li>Israel Occupied Territories – Palestinian discrimination reports and action http://www.amnesty.org.uk/search.asp?q=+Israel+Occupied+Territories+&submitted=-1 </li></ul><ul><li>Greeting Card Campaign – Individuals at Risk (runs Nov - January) www.amnesty.org.uk/gcc </li></ul>
  20. 20. December <ul><li>Human Rights Day Mailing </li></ul><ul><li>- Human Rights day is on the 10 th December 2010, great time to hold an AmnesTEA party. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Key Date <ul><li>12 th – 14 th November: Student Conference 2010, London. </li></ul><ul><li>www.amnesty.org.uk/studentconference </li></ul>
  22. 22. www.amnesty.org.uk/hands Burma Campaign Film
  23. 23. Burma Campaign Film
  24. 24. Take Action – Free Prisoner of Conscience Zarganar (Burma)
  25. 25. <ul><li>Freshers’ Fair Team </li></ul><ul><li>Email: freshers@amnesty.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Supporter Care Team: </li></ul><ul><li>Email: student@amnesty.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Writing – Education & Student Team, AIUK, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA </li></ul><ul><li>calling 0207 033 1596 </li></ul>Key Contacts
  26. 26. It could be you. . . <ul><li>Put yourself forward to be on the committee. </li></ul><ul><li>Come and see us or email freshers@amnesty.org.uk </li></ul>
  27. 27. “ Please Use Your Liberty to Promote Ours” - Aung San Suu Kyi Thanks for coming! See you soon.

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