This project focuses on a problem endemic to the international human rights system: why are international human rights standards widely accepted in theory but so hard to implement in practice?
What are the kinds of interventions that create wars and make things worse for people? How can peacebuilding contribute to justice and development?
The ACT Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ACT ESCR) research project assessed whether the ACT Human Rights Act 2004 should be amended to include economic, social and cultural rights.
The aim of the ACT Human Rights Act research project was to document the impact of Australia's first Bill of Rights – the ACT Human Rights Act 2004 – over its first five years of operation.
Through national and international collaboration, Building democracy and justice after conflict sought to develop not only innovative theoretical models to ground international norms about governance
This project will explore the potential of the rule of law to guide and support UNSC decision-making and practice across the areas of peacebuilding, sanctions and the use of force.