Raziq is a former refugee from Afghanistan who has recently graduated with a bachelor of Law and Justice (Honours) from Queensland University of Technology. He currently sits on the Board of QPASTT.
Raziq has volunteered with numerous organisations within the refugee sector. He was the President of Youth Voice Committee, an initiative of QPASTT which is run by young people aged 12-25 from diverse backgrounds. The Committee explores ideas and educates peers and the broader community on issues of social justice, social policy and government processes which affect young people. Raziq intends to practice law and continue his work within the non-profit sector and helping marginalised people.
Raziq will be moderating the panel 'How to hold the Government to account' on Thursday 13 February
Conference Day One Thursday 13
Parallel Session: How to hold the Government to account
This workshop offers refugee advocates an understanding of non-judicial accountability mechanisms and their potential use in client and policy work. It also offers an opportunity for new and seasoned advocates to share knowledge and practical action.
Raziq Qasimi, Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma (QPASTT)