The main purpose of their visit is to receive as much information as possible regarding human rights issues facing persons of African descent in Australia, across a range of issues including:
Administration of and access to justice, law enforcement, racial discrimination, any disparity between provision of support services in areas of health, employment, housing, history and the legacy of past violations, Blackbirding, refugee policy and racism in the media.
The WGEPAD would like to hear from civil society on the above issues.
To facilitate this, the AAAC is assisting the WGEPAD and invites all interested organisations who would like to participate in meetings with the WGEPAD to contact AAAC at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The WGEPAD has also expressed interest in receiving submissions relating to the above.
These can be sent to: OHCHRemail@example.com