Australian Human Rights event

MH17 and the International Criminal Court

Oct 6
Event date: 
6 Oct 2015
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Venue: 
G02, Ground fFoor, UNSW Law

Documenting the vulnerability and marginalisation of women and girls displaced to urban Afghanistan

The power of the seminar and report lies predominantly in the way it documented the lives of displaced Afghani women and girls, many of whom are in despair, potentially suicidal and with unmet mental health needs.

WORKSHOP: “LAW AND POVERTY IN AUSTRALIA 40 YEARS AFTER THE SACKVILLE REPORT”

Oct 16
Event date: 
16 Oct 2015 - 17 Oct 2015
Venue: 
Staff Common room

Darkness at the Edge of Towns: Afghan Women’s Rights in Displacement

Aug 18
Event date: 
18 Aug 2015
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Venue: 
Staff Common room, UNSW Law

On reforming guardianship - podcast available

Listen to Rosemary Kayess, as she welcomed three distinguished experts in the field of guardianship: Peter Blanck, Gerard Quinn and Graeme Smith - and discussions on unjustified isolation from the community, the Jenny Hatch case, imaging of personhood, and much more...

Litigating and reforming guardianship - a public seminar commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Jul 17
Event date: 
17 Jul 2015
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Boardroom, Level 2, UNSW Law

Watch the video - North Korea Inside/Out with Michael Kirby and Barnaby Caddy

On 18 May 2015, Michael Kirby and Barnaby Caddy discussed some confronting aspects of North Korean society – from millions subjected to the most severe human rights abuses to beneficiaries of the system reluctant to discuss its victims.

Read, watch or listen to the AHRCentre's Annual Lecture on Disability Rights

'Disability Rights – A Global Agenda for the 21st' Century provided an invaluable and dynamic contribution to the disability rights discourse in Australia and internationally, highlighting its progress and its future challenges.

Upcoming Workshop: Disasters and International Law in the Asia-Pacific

UNSW Law and the Australian Human Rights Centre are pleased to announce an expert workshop on Disasters and International Law in the Asia-Pacific, to be held at UNSW on Friday 24 July 2015.

Podcast available from the AHRCentre 2015 Annual Lecture on Disability Rights - A global agenda for the 21st century

On Thursday 4 June in The Law Theatre at UNSW Law, Graeme Innes AM and Gerard Quinn spoke to Rosemary Kayess at the AHRCentre's 2015 Annual Public Lecture on global disability rights.

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