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United Nations Security Council and the rule of law

24th March 2016

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Hilary Charlesworth is Professor and Director of the Centre for International Governance and Justice in the School of Regulation and Governance (RegNet) at the Australian National University.

Dr. Jeremy Farrall and Prof. Hilary Charlesworth traveled to New York this month to launch a set of policy recommendations to strengthen the rule of law through UNSC’s practice. They joined long-term RegNet Honorary Professor, Professor Terence Halliday in presenting at the UN. The launch was held at the UN headquarters in New York on 11 March during the Dialogue with Member States on the rule of law at the international level. The event was organised by the Permanent Mission of Australia, the Permanent Mission of Japan, and the Rule of Law Unit, on behalf of the UN Rule of Law Coordination and Resource Group.

Participants to the event included Mr. Edric Selous, Director, Rule of Law Unit, Executive Office of the Secretary-General; H.E. Ambassador Gillian Bird, Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations; Dr. Jeremy Farrall Fellow, Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, the Australian National University; Prof. Hilary Charlesworth Director, Centre for International Governance and Justice, the Australian National University; Prof. Terence Halliday Co-Director, Center on Law and Globalization, American Bar Foundation; and H.E. Ambassador Motohide Yoshikawa, Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations.

Watch the introductions and all the presentations on the SCAN: Security Council Analysis Network website.

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