Born and raised up in a refugee Camp, Mr Amiel Nubaha migrated to Australia in 2009 aged 14 through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Resettlement Program. Despite of his recent refugee ordeal, Amiel recently graduated with a Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice from Griffith University. Amiel is a current President of the Rwandan Association of Queensland Inc., a Founder of Thousand Hills Inspire- Life Coach and Amiel currently sits on the Youth Advisory Committee of the Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development. A former Youth Member for Woodridge Electorate (2018-2019). Amiel is an active member of the Queensland Multicultural Youth Council, a not-for profit organisation that initiates targeted services and programs to improve life outcomes for young people aged between 12 and 30 in Queensland. Amiel was recently nominated by the Queensland Government to be one of the 3 2019 Young Achiever Finalists because of his ongoing outstanding work within communities from culturally and linguistically diverse background. Amiel was a Caux Scholar at the 2009 Caux Scholars Program Switzerland, a program which teaches students to identify and analyze conflicts, to understand the factors that create and sustain conflicts, and to use practical methods to diffuse conflicts through global disciplines in conflict prevention, negotiation, development studies, international relations, legislation and policy, and transitional justice. Amiel is currently employed as a Caseworker at Cherbourg Youth Justice Service Centre.
Amiel will be speaking on the panel 'Navigating the criminal justice system' on Friday 14 February
Conference Day Two Friday 14
Parallel Session: Navigating the criminal justice system
This session will explore the experience of navigating the criminal justice system for refugee young people and their families. It will discuss what communities require to access justice and how they can be supported. It will learn from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’s journey to accessing justice.
Zita Ngor, Women’s Legal Services SA