Michael Kirby

Name:  Michael Kirby AC CMG

Bio: Former President, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of New South Wales
Former Justice of the High Court of Australia
UN Human Rights Report on North Korea

Judges and the Use of International Human Rights Law – 2nd February 1993

This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.3 in 1993 (pages 8-33)

The Rainbow in Asia

With Australia’s historic legislative change to its Marriage Act to allow marriage between gay couples, a new age has begun Down Under. But not so for many of Australia’s nearest neighbours. For some time, The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMC, international jurist, educator and former judge, has taken up the LGBTIQ cause in Asia and…

The Rainbow in Asia

Speaker(s):   THE HON MICHAEL KIRBY AC (International jurist, educator and former judge) Date: 2017-12-12 Topic: The Rainbow in Asia Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 6 November 2017

Beyond the Tragedy of Otto Warmbier

The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG is an international jurist, educator and former judge. From 1996-2009, he served as a Justice of the High Court of Australia and in 2013-14 he was Chairman of the UN Commission of Inquiry on DPRK (North Korea) and 2015-16 a Member of the UN Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on Access to…

The Dangers of North Korea: Don’t Forget The Denial Of Human Rights

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The Dangers Of North Korea: Don’t Forget The Denial Of Human Rights

Speaker(s): The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG Date: 2017-06-21 Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 7 June 2017  

Looking Back On The United Nations Commission Of Inquiry On North Korea

In 2013, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) established the Commission of Inquiry (COI) on Human Rights on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) (North Korea). This mandated the COI to investigate the systematic, widespread and grave violations of human rights in the DPRK so as to ensure full accountability, in particular, for…

Human Rights and North Korea

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Human Rights and North Korea

**Bookings from 15 July only ** BAR OPENS AT 5 PM – LIGHT REFRESHMENTS Speaker(s): Michael Kirby Date: 2014-07-29 Venue: The Gallipoli Club, 12 Loftus Street (between Bridge Street &Alfred Street), Sydney Time: 5:30 for 6pm

Judges and the Use of International Human Rights Law

Speaker(s): Michael Kirby Date: 1993-02-02 Venue: Time: 6:00pm (arrive at 5:30pm)

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