Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Dafur Talk tomorrow (Thurs Mar 29)

Michael Stevenson, will moderate a
talk entitled “The Real Situation in Darfur: What Can Canada and Canadians
Do?” on March 29 from 3:30-5:30 at SFU Burnaby. The talk is part of the 2nd
annul SFU Humanitarian Fair which will run from the 28-29 of March in the
AQ. The fair provides an avenue for SFU student and campus groups with
humanitarian mandates to promote their work to the SFU community.

The fair is focusing on the ongoing crisis in Darfur, Western Sudan.
Organizers of the week, Canadian Students for Darfur, will host a fundraiser
on March 30th with Burnaby-Douglas MP, Bill Siksay as the guest of honor.
The student group has now collected $14,000 for Oxfam’s work in Darfur and
hopes to collect more.

CSFDarfur invites members of the public to the Darfur talk featuring the
speakers listed below.

What: The Real Situation in Darfur: What Can Canada and Canadians Do?

Moderator: Dr. Michael Stevenson, President, Simon Fraser University

Speakers: Miriam Palacios, Oxfam Canada's Vancouver office.
Ahmed Amit, from Darfur and President of Sudan-Canada Association
Bill Cunningham, Burnaby-Douglas Liberal Candidate
Rev. Susan Kerr, Youth for Humanity International

Where: SFU Burnaby, MBC 2295-6, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, V5A 1S6

When: 3:30-5pm Thursday, March 29, 2007

Sponsored by the Simon Fraser Student Society.

For more information and media interviews contact:
Clement Apaak (778) 895-9242