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Getting ready to respond

10 September 2015

Asia and Pacific governments need to increase their preparedness both at the national level, and collectively, to understand the nature of any displacement and to have the capacity to respond.

 Syrian refugees_UNHCR Photo Unit (Flickr)

Designing a more generous Australian response to the Syrian crisis

09 September 2015

The Australian government announcement of 12,000 additional permanent places for Syrian refugees is a reasonable scale of response, if implemented the right way.


Bridging traditional divides?

09 September 2015

Published in The Green Agenda, this essay by Kyla Tienhaara, titled Resisting the law of greed, is based on a chapter in the forthcoming RegNet collection, Regulation, Institutions and

Indigenous flag_puzzle_Image: Michael Coghlan_Flickr

Jon Altman on where indigenous funding is going

09 September 2015

Jon Altman on where indigenous funding is going in The Wire radio interview.

Liz Bluff in Safe Work Australia virtual seminar

07 September 2015

RegNet’s Liz Bluff to take part in Safe Work Australia virtual seminar.


Two RegNet scholarships now open

02 September 2015

Two scholarship schemes for students considering beginning a PhD with RegNet are now open for applications.

UN HR Council by Jean-Marc-Ferré

Regarding Rights blog - Mareike Riedel

28 August 2015

Neutral on the surface and designed to be “one law for all,” planning regulations in fact often disadvantage minority religions.

Fractal hexagon image Image by Kevin Dooley on Flickr under the CC BY 2.0 license

New working paper series - rituals of human rights workshop

27 August 2015

This new working paper series is part of the ‘Strengthening the International Human Rights System: Rights, Regulation and Ritualism’ research project funded by the ARC’s Laureate Fellowship scheme.

Press cameras at the UN

Book launch: Human rights and the universal periodic review - rituals and ritualism

24 August 2015

Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review: Rituals and Ritualism book to be launched at Australian Consulate in Geneva

"Australian Senate - Parliament of Australia" by JJ Harrison ( - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons -

CIGJ submission to Senate Committee Inquiry

21 August 2015

Charlesworth, Larking and Mulder make submission to Senate Committee.


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