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CIGJ PhD student Jacky Parry wins prestigious award

21 March 2013

CIGJ PhD student, Jacky Parry, has been awarded a prestigious Arthur C. Helton Fellowship micro-grant by the American Society of International Law.

Climate change expert, Howard Bamsey, receives AM

22 February 2013

Adjunct Professor, Howard Bamsey, has been awarded an AM in the 2013 Order of Australia Honours announced on 26 January.

UN Human Rights Council ceiling (Image: Jean-Marc Ferré, Allegra Laboratory)

Launch of 'Regarding Rights': Human rights and ritualism blog

18 January 2013

Regarding Rights is the new human rights and ritualism blog launched by the Centre for International Governance and Justice.

Human Rights Reading Group: Next meeting Wednesday, July 11th

05 July 2012

The next meeting of the Human Rights Reading Group will be on Wednesday, July 11th, 10:30-noon, in room 3.19.  We'll be looking at two short articles, Giorgio Agamben's "Beyond Human

CIGJ PhD graduate, Usha Natarajan, wins international essay prize

26 April 2012

The RP Anand Essay Competition was set up in 2011 in memory of Professor Anand’s seminal contributions to international law.

Image: Sarah Crossthwaite, flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

A better way to tell the story of climate change

19 March 2012

Christian Downie argues that the Federal Labor Government is in an unenviable position when it comes to the politics of climate change.

Miranda Forsyth appointed to UNDP team

03 November 2011

Dr Miranda Forsyth has been appointed the intellectual property specialist in an inter-disciplinary team commissioned by UNDP to conduct a Human Rights Impact Assessment of Vanuatu's accession

CIGJ Centre Director Hilary Charlesworth appointed to International Court of Justice for Australia's whaling case against Japan

21 April 2011

 The International Court of Justice has accepted Australia’s choice of Professor Hilary Charlesworth AM as a Judge ad hoc in the Whaling Case taken by Australia against Ja

Professor Megan Davis

RegNet researcher Megan Davis first Australian Indigenous woman elected to a UN body

28 April 2010

Megan Davis was selected as a member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues for the term 2011-2013.

CIGJ PhD student to head East Timor Anti-Corruption Commission

02 February 2010

CIGJ Phd scholar Aderito de Jesus Soares was confirmed as Anti-Corruption Commission Chief after winning approval by an absolute majority in a parliamentary vote on Tuesda

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