Human Rights 2007 The Year in Review

The Annual Castan Centre for Human Rights Law Conference

30 Friday November 2007

The CUB Malthouse, Southbank, Melbourne

'Human Rights and the Environment'

Mr Martin Wagner
Managing Attorney, Earthjustice
a Holding Redlich Distinguished Visiting Fellow

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 ‘The right to be cold: Global warming, human rights' (pdf, 249kb) 

Mr Cam Walker
Campaigns Co-ordinator, Friends of the Earth

"Climate refugees: The human face of climate change"

Ms Rowena Cantley-Smith

Law Faculty, Monash University

'Energy, human rights and the environment: An irreconcilable trinity?'

Mr Kwame Mfodwo

Law Faculty, Monash University

`Treaty of Waitangi Claims by Iwi and Tangata Whenua - The environmental, economic, cultural and human rights dimension'

Professor John Langmore

Department of Political Science, University of Melbourne

‘An environmental and a man-made disaster: The Darfur crisis'

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Professor Tony McMichael

National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health, Australian National University

"The Right to the Healthy Environment: Advancing the Discourse from Individual to Population, from Reductionist to Ecological"

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Professor Judy Atkinson
Head of College, Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples, Southern Cross University

‘Cyclone caterpillar: Aboriginal kids, a National Emergency, and the rights of the child'

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Mr Phil Lynch
Director, Human Rights Law Resource Centre

'Vickie Roach v The Commonwealth: Human Rights and Representative Democracy'

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