2017 Annual Lecture

2017 The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law / King & Wood Mallesons Annual Lecture

The UN Human Rights Council and Australia: Potential and Pitfalls

Professor Hilary Charlesworth Prof. Hilary Charlesworth

Date: Monday 16th October 2017 
Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Venue: King & Wood Mallesons, Level 50, Bourke Place ,600 Bourke Street Melbourne
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The topic of this year's lecture is The UN Human Rights Council and Australia: Potential and Pitfalls

Australia is likely to be elected soon to the UN Human Rights Council. What role can Australia play on the Council and what problems will it confront?

Professor Hilary Charlesworth is a Melbourne Laureate Professor at Melbourne Law School and a Distinguished Professor at the Australian National University. She was appointed by the Australian government in 2015 to a second term as a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration and served as an ad hoc judge in the International Court of Justice in the Whaling in the Antarctic Case (2011-2014).

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