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Regarding Rights blog - The politics of Australian asylum and border policy

The boats have stopped. What next for Australian asylum and border policy?

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CIGJ Scholar on statelessness among minority populations in Cambodia

Christoph Sperfeldt presents a College of Law public seminar on the legal status of affected ethnic Vietnamese minority populations in Cambodia.

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Regarding Rights blog - Human Rights concerns over reinstated PNG death penalty

Papua New Guinea amends legislation extending the death penalty to cover more criminal offences, a regressive step as concern about protecting human rights increases.

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Call for Applications: 2015 Visiting PhD Scholar Program

CIGJ invites applications from talented Australian and international PhD scholars enrolled at other universities to visit the Centre between January and December 2015.

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Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review

Hilary Charlesworth and Emma Larking co-edit a new volume, entitled "Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review".

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CIGJ Visitor Govinda Sharma on Nepal's Commission of Inquiry on Disappearances

CIGJ Visitor Govinda Sharma has written an Op Ed piece on Nepal's Commission of Inquiry on Disappearances.

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The Centre for International Governance and Justice is dedicated to the study of theoretical and practical issues in international governance, human rights and social justice.The Centre is now home to Hilary Charlesworth’s ARC Laureate Fellowship project on ‘Rights, Regulation and Ritualism: Strengthening the International Human Rights System’ as well as ‘Peacebuilding Compared’, led by John Braithwaite, ‘The UN Security Council and the Rule of Law’, led by Jeremy Farrall and Hilary Charlesworth, and many other projects.

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Regarding Rights blog

Regarding Rights blog is an initiative by the Centre for International Governance and Justice that provides a forum for voices from activism and academia to comment on important issues in human rights.

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Ten Years of the ACT Human Rights Act

On 1 July 2014, CIGJ co-hosted a conference with the ACT Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the ACT Human Rights Act.

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