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Cornelius, Stella (1919 - 2010)

AO, OBE

Born
4 December 1919
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
20 December 2010
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Director
Website
http://www.crnhq.org/

Summary

For service to international relations particularly in the cause of peace, Stella Cornelius was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) on 26 January 1987. She was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Civil) on 3 January 1978 for services to commerce.

Details

Co-director of the Conflict Resolution Network (established 1986), Stella Cornelius is a specialist mediator and conflict analyst. From 1984 to 1986 she was director of the Australian Government's Secretariat for United Nations International Year of Peace. Stella Cornelius is a life member of the Australian Red Cross, a member of the National Consultative Committee for Peace Disarmament and member of the National Committee for Human Rights Education.

Sources used to compile this entry: Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2002, 2020 pp. p. 470..

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