The future of human rights and the rule of law

Integrity 20’19 |
Length 48:08
Filmed 25 Oct 2019
Venue Conservatorium Theatre
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
South Bank, Brisbane

“Effective human rights advocacy must necessarily open a Pandora’s box of hidden abuses. It does so to let in light and air, so that work may begin to ensure better governance and justice.”

International judge and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay delivered the Griffith Lecture 2019 as part of the 2019 Integrity 20 conference.

Judge Navi Pillay is a distinguished expert on international criminal law and human rights. She served as the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the United Nations from 2008 to 2014. Prior to this Dr Pillay was a judge at the International Criminal Court in The Hague from 2003 to 2008. From 1995 to 2003, she was, as the first and then only woman, judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, whose Presidency she held for four years. Judge Navi Pillay

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