The Deakin Oration 2018

The Deakin Oration 2018

Special invitation for senior
high school students and teachers

Tilman Ruff

On 17 August, year 11 and 12 students and their teachers were invited to attend the Deakin Oration 2018 at Parliament House, presented by Nobel Peace Prize winner Tilman Ruff AM.

Dr Ruff was the founding co-chair of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which started as a grassroots movement in Melbourne and in 2017 won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Dr Ruff spoke about the group’s efforts in helping to achieve the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

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