Australian Human Rights event

Justice Edwin Cameron, South African Constitutional Court on Constitutionalism and the Rule of Law in South Africa

Described by former South African President Nelson Mandela as one of South Africa’s ‘modern heroes’, Justice Edwin Cameron became a lawyer in the early 1980s during apartheid and has had an significant impact on the evolution of human rights law in South Africa and beyond.

Justice Edwin Cameron, South African Constitutional Court on Constitutionalism and the Rule of Law in South Africa

May 6
Event date: 
6 May 2013
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Staff Common Room, Level 2, UNSW Law (F8) UNSW

Outdated and Useless? Controversial human rights doctrine, the Responsibility to Protect Seminar

A packed lecture theatre heard AHRCentre international lawyer, Chris Michaelsen and University of Queensland foreign policy expert, Tim Dunne and and political scientist, Kath Gelber battle it out on the utility and standing of the controversial human rights doctrine, the Responsibility to Protect (R2P).

'Nothing about CRPD monitoring without us' - a case study of the disability movement in Zambia

Mar 19
Event date: 
19 Mar 2013
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Staff Common Room, Level 2, UNSW Law (F8) UNSW

International Women's Day - mini Model UN followed by Q&A

Mar 8
Event date: 
8 Mar 2013
2:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue: 
Staff Common Room, Level 2, UNSW Law (F8) UNSW

South Africa Human Rights Clinic

A new overseas experiential learning course began this summer. The South Africa Human Rights Clinic offered six students the opportunity to travel to Johannesburg Africa to work for five weeks in different human rights and public interest law organisations.

Upcoming seminar on The Future of the Responsibility to Protect

Two opposing views on The Responsibility to Protect (R2P). Join us for an informative afternoon on Tuesday, February 19th, with AHRCentre project director, Dr Christopher Michaelsen, for his paper Outdated and Useless: R2P after Libya and Syria, along with Professor Tim Dunne and Professor Kath Gelber, for their paper Communicative Action and the Responsibility to Protect: the case of Libya.

The Future of Responsibility to Protect

Feb 19
Event date: 
19 Feb 2013
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Chem Sciences Building (F10) Room M11, UNSW Kensington campus

Human Rights in Israel: Paradox or Paradigm?

Oct 8
Event date: 
8 Oct 2012 1:00pm
Venue: 
Gilbert & Tobin Law Office

Sarah Nouwen in conversation with Louise Chappell on the ICC and the principle of complementarity

Sep 20
Event date: 
20 Sep 2012 1:00pm
Venue: 
Boardroom, Level 2, Faculty of Law

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