Australian Human Rights event

Book Launch Invitation - Developing the Right to Social Security – A Gender Perspective

Aug 16
Event date: 
16 Aug 2016
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
UTS, Law Boardroom Level 5, UTS Faculty of Law, Building 5, Block B, Cnr of Quay St & Ultimo Rd, Haymarket

Podcast from Radio National: Human rights and its importance for business

Last night, ABC's Radio National aired the AHRCentre's 2016 Annual Lecture with Former Asst Secretary of State for the Obama administration, Michael Posner, on Making Progress: Human Rights as an Essential Element of Sustainable Business.

Listen/read more from Michael Posner on business and human rights

On 25 May 2016 Michael Posner delivered the AHRCentre Annual Lecture to a crowd of over 300 people in the Law Theatre at UNSW Law. To listen or read his lecture or access more information on business and human rights, click on the title above.

Reflecting on the NSW Legal Aid Fellowship with Elizabeth Clark

For law graduates with a passion for social justice, the world of Practical Legal Training placements and graduate positions can seem daunting at best, as students try to find roles which both meet their interests and equip them with skills to pursue them into the future. Read more...

Children’s right to legal protection in America and Australia – a comparative perspective

Emily Buss, Kylie Beckhouse, Matthew Keeley and Noam Peleg discussed the factors that create barriers to sophisticated legal protection of children in Australia and in the US at a recent seminar hosted by the AHRCentre and the NCYLC.

Applications open: Beijing internship with Zhicheng Public Interest Lawyers

The AHRCentre, in collaboration with the Australian Human Rights Commission and with the financial support of DFAT, is pleased to announce that five students will have the opportunity to intern with Beijing-based Zhicheng Public Interest Lawyers.

Shedding a light on female war crime perpetrators (in Bosnia)

The AHRCentre hosted an International Women’s Day seminar on 8 March 2016 with Dr Olivera Simic, entitled 'People who know her would never believe this' ...Were these simply “ordinary women responding to extraordinary circumstances’’? Read more...

People who know her would never believe this: Female War Crime Perpetrators in Bosnia

Mar 8
Event date: 
8 Mar 2016
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Venue: 
Boardroom, Level 2 UNSW Law

Resources available from 6th Annual Human Rights Teachers Workshop

The participation of political scientists, anthropologists, philosophers, sociologists, educationalists, and a range of colleagues from various disciplines provided an engaging forum for discussion and development. Read more...

Operationalising Human Rights in Peace Missions

Feb 26
Event date: 
26 Feb 2016 - 27 Feb 2016
Venue: 
Boardroom, Level 2 UNSW Law

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