Castan Centre Annual Human Rights Conference 2018

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Event Details

Date:
20 July 2018 at 9:00 am – 20 July 2018 at 5:00 pm
Venue:
Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Corner Swanton and Flinders Streets, Melbourne
Campus:
NA
Open to:
The public
Cost:
$90 (students/concession) $170 (NGO) $310 (full registration)
Categories:
Conferences & Exhibitions; Faculty of Arts; Law

Description

Join over 300 people at Australia's only annual human rights conference in the heart of Melbourne. Speakers include:

Tara Moss, Author and human rights advocate
Panel topic: A new era or a false dawn? Women’s rights after #metoo

Professor Megan Davis, Member, UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Topic:
The Uluru Statement from the heart and the future of  reconciliation 

Ivy Josiah, Secretary-General, Society for the Promotion of Human  Rights, Malaysia
Topic:
You Can't Beat A Woman - Women's Human Rights in Malaysia

Kristen Hilton , Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner 
Topic:
Challenging conduct and culture: why human rights matters

Professor Frank Brennan, Australian Catholic University
Topic:
Religion and human rights

Habiburahman , Rohingya activist 
Topic:
The Destruction of the Rohingya

Adjunct Professor George Newhouse , Macquarie University and the Principal Solicitor of the National Justice Project Topic: The Commonwealth’s duty to provide adequate medical care to asylum seekers in PNG and Nauru

Josh Bornstein , Company Director, Principal Lawyer, National Head of Employment Law, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers 
Topic:
Requiem for the right to strike

David Ritter , CEO, Greenpeace Australia Pacific 
Topic:
Choking our human rights: Coal, Adani and the politics of law


Name
Janice Hugo
E-Mail
castan.centre@monash.edu
Phone
0399053327
Organisation
Castan Centre for Human Rights Law