Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ) - Projects


Image: 'understand, acknowledge, move forward' from 2017 by Flickr user Matthew Perkins (https://www.flickr.com/photos/mattyp/36397958104/). Disclaimer: image has not been altered in anyway.

Heritage and reconciliation

This collaborative ARC Discovery Project led by Cressida Fforde aims to re-conceptualise heritage from a standpoint of reconciliation.

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Improving the impact of state and non-state interventions in overcoming sorcery accusation related violence in PNG

Sorcery accusation related violence is seen as a growing problem in PNG and has attracted domestic and international calls for an effective government response.

Image: Photo from 2013 by Flickr user Vikalpa.

Local responses to missing persons and post-conflict peacebuilding

The International Commission of the Red Cross (ICRC) currently registers 100,000 people as missing due to conflict; it acknowledges that number is only a fraction of the real total (ICRC 2018).

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Navigating the Emerging Geoeconomic Order

This project will develop frameworks to understand how economic relationships and policy instruments can be sources of leverage and vulnerability.

Reforming the Investment Treaty System

This project brings together two sets of work about reforming the investment treaty system.

Six Faces of Globalization: Who Wins, Who Loses, and Why It Matters

Six Faces of Globalization: Who Wins, Who Loses, and Why It Matters is the most recent book by Anthea Roberts and Nicolas Lamp.

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The peacebuilding compared project

What are the kinds of interventions that create wars and make things worse for people? How can peacebuilding contribute to justice and development?

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UNCAGED: Governing in Complexity

In an UNcertain and Complex world, we need to develop Adaptive Governance approaches and Emergent Design techniques.


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ACT economic, social and cultural rights project

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.

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Australia's first Bill of 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.


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