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Genocide Nineteenth Annual Commemoration (Proof)

Hansard - Legislative Council - 19 November 2014
Genocide Nineteenth Annual Commemoration (Proof)

Speakers
Business
 of the House

GENOCIDE NINETEENTH ANNUAL COMMEMORATION
Page: 14

Motion by the Hon. DAVID CLARKE agreed to:
(1) That this House notes that:
(a) on Tuesday 16 September 2014 the 19th Annual Genocide Commemoration was held in the Theatrette at the Parliament of New South Wales jointly organised by the Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Hellenic Genocide Commemorative Committee; and

(b) guests at the commemoration included:
(i) the Hon. Sophie Cotsis, MLC, shadow Minister for Local Government, Housing and the Status of Women and Parliamentary Host, representing the Hon. John Roberson, MP, Leader of the Opposition;

(ii) the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian, MP, Minister for Transport;

(iii) Reverend the Hon. Fred Nile, MLC, Assistant President of the Legislative Council of New South Wales;

(iv) the Hon. David Clarke, MLC, Parliamentary Secretary for Justice;

(v) Mr Dimitri Kepreotis, Vice-President of the Inter-Committee Council of the Greek Archdiocese of Australia representing His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia;

(vi) Dr Stavros Kyrimis, Consul-General of Greece in Sydney;

(vii) Reverend Father Nicholas Tsouloukidis;

(viii) Mr John Theodoridis and Mr Nick Lambros representing the Order of the Hellenic Educational Progressive Association;

(ix) representatives of the Jewish, Armenian and Assyrian communities; and

(x) representatives of numerous Hellenic community organisations.

(2) That this House:
(a) commends the Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Hellenic Genocide Commemorative Committee for their organising of the 19th Annual Genocide Commemoration and for their ongoing work against genocide; and

(b) states its own strong opposition to all forms of genocide.


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