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New book publication - Regulating business for peace

Regulating Business for Peace: The United Nations, the Private Sector, and Post-Conflict Recovery by Jolyon Ford

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Regarding Rights blog - Reproductive rights victory and challenges ahead in the Inter-American region

El Salvador has a complete ban on abortions, violating reproductive rights to health and autonomy.

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Emma Larking on why the attack on Gillian Triggs is symptomatic of a deeper malaise

The campaign against Gillian Triggs, President of the Human Rights Commission, appears to have backfired.

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Cynthia Banham on civil society expectations in the case of David Hicks

The campaign for David Hicks was always about politics, not accountability, which is why interest dwindled upon his return home.

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Regarding Rights blog - time to reign in corporate colonisation

To what extent should company directors be held personally accountable in cases in which the corporation that they steward profits from serious human rights violations?

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Human Rights Reading Group: 2015 dates

The Human Rights Reading Group is for PhD students and scholars interested in discussing ideas and issues in human rights law, theory and practice.

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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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