Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs

Australian Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs

Published 5th November

The Law Council of Australia London Chapter, the Anglo-Australasian Lawyers’ Society, and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law
are honoured to invite members of the Britain-Australia Society to:

Australia’s Asylum-seeker Policies:
International Law and the Australian Human Rights Commission

Speaker: Australian Human Rights Commission President, Professor Gillian Triggs

 

Wednesday 11 November 2015
6:30-8pm (Registration from 6pm)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

Pricing and Registration:
BIICL/AALS/Law Council Members: Individual £25 / Academic £15 / Student £10
Non-members: Individual £40 / Academic £25 / Student £15
The member rate has very kindly been extended to Britain-Australia Society members

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and mention that you are a member of the Britain-Australia Society 

 

President Professor Gillian Triggs
Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs is the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission with a five year appointment. She was dean of the Faculty of Law and Challis Professor of International Law at the University of Sydney from 2007-12, and director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law from 2005-7. She is a former barrister and a governor of the College of Law.
Professor Triggs has combined an academic career with international commercial legal practice and has advised the Australian and other governments and international organisations on international legal and trade disputes. Her focus at the Commission is on the implementation in Australian law of the human rights treaties to which Australia is a party, and to work with nations in the Asia Pacific region on practical approaches to human rights.

Professor Triggs is the author of many books and papers on international law including International Law, Contemporary Principles and Practices (2nd Ed, 2011).

 

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The Britain-Australia Society Sponsors

The organisations shown have all committed to supporting this year’s events. Many thanks to them.

Commonwealth Bank Australia, CPA AustraliaEtihadCA ANZ,
Godiva ChocolatierTait Memorial Trust and Vestey Foods Group.