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
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)