Michael Kirby


2020-11-04T12:14:20+11:00November 4th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Michael Kirby QC CMC is an international jurist, educator and former judge. He served as a Deputy President of the Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission (1975-83); Chairman of the Australian Law Reform Commission (1975-84); Judge of the Federal Court of Australia (1983-4); President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal (1984-96); President [...]

The Rainbow in Asia

2018-01-22T11:01:29+11:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Beyond the Tragedy of Otto Warmbier

2017-07-17T13:32:54+10:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

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

2018-12-06T14:08:18+11:00June 21st, 2017|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

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

2017-04-20T15:06:48+10:00September 2nd, 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

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 [...]