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International Organisations Day at the Australian National University

On 21 August 2015, UNIC Canberra took part in the International Organisations Day, a careers event organised annually by the Australian National University. The day consists of keynote speakers, a panel discussion, individual presentations from participating organisations and a careers fair. Continue reading

Nelson Mandela Memorial

photoThe international impact of a towering figure of our time, former South African President, Nelson Mandela, was recognised at a memorial service in the Australian capital.

Former prime ministers, the diplomatic corps, South African and Australian community members paid tribute to the late former South African President at a service in ANU’s Llewellyn Hall. Continue reading

Australia meeting on the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage

UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural HeritageThe Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology is organizing a conference from 3 to 6 October 2013 at the Australian National University, Canberra, with the objective of encouraging the ratification of the UNESCO 2001 Convention for the Protection of Continue reading

Sorcery-related violence in Papua New Guinea in the context of international human rights law

Dr Nancy Robinson, Regional Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Speaking at a conference in Canberra on Sorcery-related Killings in Melanesian countries, Regional Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Dr Nancy Robinson, addressed the phenomenon of sorcery-related violence in Papua New Guinea in the context of international human rights law.  Continue reading