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Hilary Charlesworth to speak at AAL public lecture

Hilary Charlesworth will speak about her experience at the International Court of Justice.

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Countdown to 2015 human rights tertiary teachers' workshop

One month to go before registrations close.

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Two steps forward, one step back?: The field of women's human rights

Despite the considerable international activity relating to women’s human rights, these rights have fragile protection.

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New publication - Victim participation and minorities: Ethnic Vietnamese civil parties at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Victim participation sheds light on larger, contemporary human rights issues

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Regarding Rights blog - torture admission by USA at UN treaty body review

The USA admits to using torture after 9/11.

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Cynthia Banham on CIA torture - what did Australia know?

There has been next to no interest in pressing current and former political leaders for accountability for Australia's part in CIA's use of torture. How can we explain this indifference?

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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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