Hayso Thako

Karen Refugee Committee, Asia Pacific Network of Refugees

Hayso Thacko is a refugee activist and peace worker at currently situated at the Thai-Burma border. Hayso is a leading advocate for refugee rights and the Chair of the Karen Peace Support Network in refugee affairs. Hayso is also a member of the Asia Pacific Network of Refugees (APNOR).

Hayso will be joining the panel, 'Australia and the Asia Pacific' via video conference on Friday 14 February

    10.00am - 11.30am

    Conference Day Two Friday 14

    Plenary: Australia & the Asia Pacific

    This session will investigate the most effective role Australia can play in boosting opportunities for refugee protection in the Asia Pacific.


    Arash Bordbar, Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network


    Guled Mire, Community leader, advocate, writer
    Hafsar Tameesuddin, Human rights defender and activist
    Evan Jones Asylum Access Malaysia (via video conference)
    Hayso Thako, Asia Pacific Network of Refugees (via video conference)


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