Speaker: Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs
Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission
Time and Date: 5:30pm, Wednesday 1 November 2017
Venue: Law Theatre 1, Ligertwood Building, Law School, University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide
Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs is the former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission.
Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs recently took up the position of Vice Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne, following the completion of her five year term as the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission. Prior to that, 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.
Please see the attached flyer for further information.