The Changing Human Rights Landscape (Castan Centre 2009)
|Event Date/Time: Jul 17, 2009||End Date/Time: Jul 17, 2009|
|Registration Date: Jul 14, 2009|
|Early Registration Date: Jun 01, 2009|
8.45 am - 9.15 am: Registration
9.15 am - 10.30 am: Session 1 - A National Consultation on Human Rights
The Hon Robert McClelland, Federal Attorney General
'Promotion and Protection of Human Rights'
11.00 am - 12.15 pm: Session 2 - A Health Check on the Victorian Charter of Rights and Responsibilities
Mr Alistair Pound, Barrister and co-author of 'An Annotated Guide to the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities'.
'The Victorian Charter of Rights and Responsibilities so far: a lawyer's perspective'
The Hon Justice Chris Maxwell, President, Court of Appeal
'The Victorian Charter of Rights and Responsibilities so far: a judge's perspective'
1.15 pm - 2.30 pm: Session 3 - Australian Re-engagement with International Law
The Hon Robert Hill, Former Australian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations
'Howard to Rudd: Australia's record of international engagement'
Professor Hilary Charlesworth, Director, Centre for International Governance and Justice, Australian National University
'Assessing Australia on the world stage'
3.00 pm - 4.15 pm: Session 4 - International Law Update
Professor Chris Sidoti, former Australian Human Rights Commissioner, Visiting Professor Griffith University, Visiting Professor, University of Western Sydney
'The UN Human Rights Council - The story so far'
Professor Sarah Joseph, Director, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
'International human rights cases 2008-2009'