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
Public event all welcome
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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