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2014 Visiting PhD Scholarships announced

The sucessfull applicants for the CIGJ Visiting PhD Scholarships for 2014 have now been announced. CIGJ would like to thank everyone who sent an application.

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Reflections on the General Assembly’s Recent Resolution on Human Rights Treaty Body Reform

Fiona McGaughey, University of Western Australia discusses 'Strengthening and Enhancing the Effective Functioning of the Human Rights Treaty Body System’ on the Regarding Rights blog

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Fieldwork Report from Rolpa, Nepal

Rolpa is in the mid-West Hill Country of Nepal. The Maoist People’s Liberation War began in this beautiful high valley surrounded by steep mountains when local people attacked the police station and captured its guns.

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CIGJ guest lecturer Professor Karima Bennoune 29-30 May

Professor Bennoune will discuss her recent book on resistance to Muslim fundamentalism in a public lecture as well as teach a Masterclass on research methods in the context of culture and religion and international law.

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The Rights of Women and Elimination of Discrimination

18 August - 5 September 2014, The Hague Academy of International Law - Peace Palace, The Hague, The Netherlands. Deadline to apply: March 28th 2014, 23hrs59 (GMT+1).

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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 - Human rights and ritualism blog

Regarding Rights - the new human rights and ritualism 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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Updated:  14 January, 2013/Responsible Officer:  Director, Regulatory Institutions Network/Page Contact:  Director, Regulatory Institutions Network