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The Politics of Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court: Legacies and Legitimacy

Louise Chappell's new book, The Politics of Gender Justice at the ICC: Legacies and Legitimacy, provides the first comprehensive review of the implementation of the Rome Statute’s ground-breaking gender justice mandate. Read more...

Human Rights Tertiary Teachers' Workshop 2016

The AHRCentre will host the 2016 Human Rights Tertiary Teachers' Workshop on Wednesday,17 February 2016 covering a range of subjects, from critiques of human rights to social media and new resources/new ways of teaching. Read more...

AHRCentre student delegation returns from Model UN in Shanghai

In a world which seems so beset by terrible conflicts, disruption and adjustment, and the denial and violation of human rights, this conference reminds us of the value, significance and resilience of the United Nations, despite many criticisms of its work, remarked AHRCentre Director Andrea Durbach at this year's closing ceremony.

Watch or listen to Gillian Triggs speak about Australia’s human rights record and the UPR

Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs reflects on the Universal Periodic Review process and how it can be utilised to better promote the realisation of human rights in Australia.

Report from the Disasters and International Law in the Asia-Pacific workshop

In light of the increased frequency and severity of disasters occurring as a result of climate change, there is a clear need for better coordination and regional co-operation in emergency response, preparedness and prevention.

2016 Human Rights Tertiary Teachers' Workshop

Feb 17
Event date: 
17 Feb 2016
9:30am to 4:30pm
Venue: 
G02, Ground Floor, UNSW Law

Law and poverty in Australia - 40 years after the Sackville Report

The workshop addressed many issues - legal aid, social security and criminal law, legal services and access to justice, and the position of disadvantaged people before the law - and critically considered the extent of progress, or otherwise, made to date in each of these fields.

The realities around criminal responsibility for MH17

On Tuesday, 6 October 2015, the AHRCentre hosted a panel consisting of John Ralston, Steven Freeland and Sarah Williams to discuss whether the ICC is the best option for attributing responsibility for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

How security and military challenges can shape or regress international humanitarian law

The AHRCentre, the Australian Red Cross and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcomed Françoise Bouchet-Saulnier and Laurence Binet to give their thoughts on how politics and the law manifest in past and present humanitarian crises.

A new agenda for children's rights

Oct 19
Event date: 
19 Oct 2015
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Dean's Boardroom, Level 2, UNSW Law

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