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The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG

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The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG at CDU

Former High Court Justice the Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG will give a presentation to staff and students on May 15 at 9:30am at Charles Darwin University.

As the Chair of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea the topic of his talk will be 'North Korea: International Human Rights Law meets Geopolitics'.

This is a wonderful opportunity to hear first-hand one of Australia's best known judges.

Date: May 15, 2014
Time: 9:30am
Location: Red 6.1.01

Please note: seating is limited. The presentation will be streamed live and the recording will be made available to students who are unable to attend.

Human Rights Forum Power Through Action

From May 14 - 16, Darwin will play host to Power Through Action. There will be numerous events and forums around topics specifically related to lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender rights.
Download the flyer (PDF 691kb)

Trans Activism workshopHuman Rights Forum
Tue May 13, 2014
For more information visit Trans Activism on the Outgames website.

Queer Histories Symosium
Wed May 14, 2014
For more information visit Queer Histories on the Outgames website.

Innaugural meeting of the International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA) Oceania
Wed May 14, 2014
For more information visit ILGA on the Outgames website.

Power Through Action Human Rights forum
Wed May, 14 - Fri May 16, 2014
For more information visit Human Rights on the Outgames wesbite.

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
May 17, 2014
For more information visit Outgames.

 Environmental Defenders Office of the NT (EDONT) Inaugural Environmental Law Conference

Environmental Law conferenceMay 30, 2014
The Novotel, Darwin

The conference has two primary objectives:  

  1. To raise awareness generally about environmental law within the Northern Territory. Particularly, to highlight the importance of community participation in decisions which affect the environment. 
  2. To raise awareness about EDONT and the service they provide to the community.

A number of high quality speakers will be presenting at the Conference. This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in environmental law and especially for those interested in environmental law development in the NT. 
 View the flyer (PDF 4mb).

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