Australian Human Rights event

Professor Louise Chappell announced as Director of the Australian Human Rights Institute

Renowned political science and human rights scholar, Professor Louise Chappell will take up the role of Director of the Australian Human Rights Institute.

Civil Society and International Criminal Justice

Oct 12
Event date: 
12 Oct 2017
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
The Boardroom, Level 2, UNSW Law

The death penalty – trends, reforms and challenges

Oct 11
Event date: 
11 Oct 2017
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Room 388, UNSW Law

Structured Negotiation and the quest for equal access in the digital age: lessons from the US disability rights movement

Nov 14
Event date: 
14 Nov 2017
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
Ashurst Australia, Level 11, 5 Martin Place, Sydney

Legal Aid NSW Fellowship information session

Oct 5
Event date: 
5 Oct 2017
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
The Boardroom, Level 2, UNSW Law

Prof Philip Alston awarded a Doctor of Laws honoris causa from UNSW Sydney

In recognition of Professor Alston’s eminent service to the community through his contribution to human rights and justice globally as an internationally renowned law scholar and human rights practitioner...read more

On the use of 'punitive language' and poverty

Australia's conservative government has drawn heavily on policy positions developed by American conservative think tanks, Professor Philip Alston told an audience at the 2017 Australian Human Rights Centre Annual Public Lecture.

Listen to Prof Philip Alston's lecture: Why does it matter if others have more? How extreme inequality and poverty violate human rights

In responding to the poverty that accompanies this extreme inequality, governments are often more concerned with finding novel ways to stigmatize those living in poverty than in crafting solutions. What can the human rights movement offer in response?

Reaching Safe Ground: Addressing Sexual Assault and Harassment at Australian Universities

On 3rd August 2017, the Australian Human Rights Centre launched On Safe Ground: A Good Practice Guide for Australian Universities. Read more from Sharon Mo...

On Safe Ground: Strengthening Australian university responses to sexual assault and harassment - A Good Practice Guide for Australian Universities

On Safe Ground is now available for downloading...click on title above for access

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