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

Image: Megan Davis, RegNet PhD student (provided)
Image: Megan Davis, RegNet PhD student (provided)

Following elections at the Economic and Social Council and the appointment by the President of ECOSOC, CIGJ PhD student Megan Davis has been selected as a member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues for the term 2011-2013, starting 1 January 2011.

Megan was also recently praised by Minister Jenny Macklin for her role in drafting the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Read Minister Macklin’s speech