|Chris (left) and James (right) kick back with Vaness Silpakhan, |
Admin Assistant at AFAO's Bangkok office.
Both James and Chris started with the program in early April, and have been working closely with the AFAO programs and partners.
Engagement & Communications AdvisorJames has joined the Bangkok Office for twelve months as part of the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) Program. James' work with AFAO will focus on engagement and communications with key stakeholders and on the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.
As a lawyer with a background in human rights and public policy, particularly in the areas of Indigenous sexual / reproductive health rights, stakeholder consultation and community governance, James looks forward to contributing to the work of AFAO and partner organisations, and applying his experience in human rights to key effected populations in the Asia-Pacific region.