HREOC Human Rights Law Seminar - Australia's International Human Rights Engagement: Coming in from the Cold?

Event date: 
23 May 2008 12:30pm
Venue: 
The Hearing Room, Level 8, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, Level 8 Piccadilly Tower, 133 Castlereagh Street Sydney

The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) is pleased to present its next Human Rights Law Seminar entitled 'Australia's International Human Rights Engagement: Coming in from the Cold?'. The Seminar will feature two distinguished speakers:

* The Federal Attorney-General, the Hon Robert McClelland MP. The Attorney-General will speak about Australia's role within the international human rights system.

* The Dean of the University of Sydney Law School, Professor Gillian Triggs. Professor Triggs will discuss the importance of Australia's engagement with international law in protecting human rights.

The President of HREOC, the Hon John von Doussa QC will chair the Seminar.

Time: Friday, 23rd May 2008 , 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue: The Hearing Room, Level 8Human Rights and Equal Opportunity CommissionLevel 8 Piccadilly Tower,133 Castlereagh Street Sydney

Entry is free but places are limited. Please RSVP to associate@humanrights.gov.au