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Eye on Alumni: Prodita Sabarini

Prodita Sabarini is the Editor of The Conversation Indonesia. Prior to receiving a Masters of Human Rights Law and Policy from UNSW in 2012, Prodita worked for 7 years as a reporter for the Jakarta-based English daily The Jakarta Post. She was the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for International Studies in 2013-2014, before returning to Indonesia to join The Conversation as Jakarta editor in 2014.

Tell us about your career in Indonesia before coming to Australia, and what led you to study a Masters of Human Rights Law & Policy at UNSW?

International Workshop on UN Security Council

On 28-29 September 2017, UNSW Law’s Associate Professor Chris Michaelsen and his collaborators on the ARC Discovery Project on influence in the United Nations Security Council, held a workshop in Florence Italy entitled ‘Influence in the United Nations Security Council: rethinking the role of elected members’. You can view the program for the workshop here.

The cross-disciplinary workshop brought together a distinguished group of diplomats, practitioners and academics with the aim of better understanding the factors that impact the level of influence elected members can have on the UN Security Council’s decision-making.

2017 UNSW Law Alumni Spring Drinks

Last week UNSW Law alumni gathered at The Lobby Bar in Sydney to reconnect with old friends, network and to hear the latest from UNSW Law at the annual Alumni Spring Drinks. 

Hosted by Dean Professor George Williams, the evening included an address from Law Alumni Committee President, Pavithra Vigneswaran (BCom/LLB '12), a lawyer at Corrs Chambers Westgarth specialising in taxation law, who shared her vision for the committee in 2018.

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Upcoming Events

Designing Technology Solutions for Access to Justice: App launch

Event date: 
24 October 2017 5:00pm
Venue: 
Staff Common Room, Level 2 UNSW Law Building

Policing Young People in NSW: A Study on the Suspect Targeting Management Plan

Event date: 
25 October 2017
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Venue: 
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, Boardroom, Level 32, 201 Elizabeth Street, Sydney.

The Youth Justice Coalition invite you to join us at the launch of the new report:

‘Policing Young People in NSW: A Study on the Suspect Targeting Management Plan’.

History, Headlines and the Law: What's shaping refugee policy in Australia?

Event date: 
2 November 2017
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Venue: 
Wotton + Kearney Level 26 85 Castlereagh Street Sydney, NSW 2000

How has Australia moved from a humanitarian approach to asylum seekers – and is there a way back?

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