Professor Hilary Charlesworth

Melbourne Laureate Professor; Co-Director of Studies, Human Rights Law, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne

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Politics & Society


Adjudicating international disputes

International law expert and Laureate Professor Hilary Charlesworth has been elected as a judge of the International Court of Justice – the first Australian woman in the United Nations body

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Politics & Society

Australia’s place at the human rights table

Australia has been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, the body responsible for protecting civil liberties, but it presents an opportunity for self-analysis and reform

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