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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

The risks of engaging in political transitions

13 October 2009

Hardliners are still in office in Zimbabwe: Jo Ford considers policy risks and practical measures for Australian aid engagement.Read the Lowy Institute Policy Brief 'Rebuilding Zimbabwe: Austr

Does the patent system in Australia need major reform?

29 September 2009

The head of America's biotech representative body and an academic who is passionately opposed to patents on genes, Luigi Palombi, joined Lateline to discuss the case against the patenting of g

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Sue Harris Rimmer on Afghan women's rights

06 April 2009

Sue Harris Rimmer was interviewed on ABC Radio National Program on the topic of the new Sharia Law in Afghanistan.

CIGJ PhD Student Honoured

03 April 2009

RegNet PhD student, Megan Davis, was praised by Minister Jenny Macklin for her role in drafting the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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CIGJ in the news: Addressing racism

02 February 2009

Hilary Charlesworth argues that debate, not a boycott, needed to address racism in an Opinion piece in the Canberra Times.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 60

07 December 2008

Professor Hilary Charlesworth joined Professor Johannes Morsink, Professor of Political Philosophy in the Department of Political Science at Drew University on ABC Radio National's Rear Vision

The future of human rights in the 21st century

01 October 2008

It is 60 years this year since the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


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