International projects

Archive of posts in the 'International projects' category

World Hepatitis Day seminar with the Hon Michael Kirby

July 15, 2019

World Hepatitis Day seminar with the Hon Michael Kirby;  Sri Lanka conflict mapping report shared with stakeholders in Geneva;  Mental Health discrimination: welcome progress on travel insurance;  Asylum seekers held in prison-like conditions for record periods;  Vale Anton Hermann;  NSW … read more

Sri Lanka conflict mapping report shared with stakeholders in Geneva

July 1, 2019

Late last month PIAC’s conflict mapping report on the Sri Lankan civil war was presented to a number of civil society groups and diplomats in Geneva at a roundtable hosted by the Australian Mission to the United Nations. The report … read more

Landmark conflict mapping report to support peace in Sri Lanka

June 6, 2019

In this edition: Landmark conflict mapping report to support peace in Sri Lanka;  Help PIAC create change: our end of year appeal is now on;  Life saving medication secured for asylum seeker with Hepatitis C;  StreetSmart supports StreetCare;  Golden Gavel

The Sri Lankan civil war a decade on

May 29, 2019

‘While the Australian nation was transfixed by the federal election on May 18 a tragic anniversary rolled by unnoticed. ‘May 18 marked a decade since the civil war in Sri Lanka ended. ‘After twenty five years of bloodshed the Liberation … read more

Human rights cases still unresolved ten years after Sri Lankan civil war

May 15, 2019

‘This weekend marks 10 years since the end of the Sri Lankan civil war, in which Sri Lankan Government forces fought the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, known as the Tamil Tigers, for 26 years.’ ‘In the decade since the … read more

Sri Lankan conflict mapping report highlights work to be done for transitional justice

May 14, 2019

A decade since the end of the Sri Lankan civil war, a landmark report has been released detailing thousands of examples of reported human rights violations in Sri Lanka between 1983 and 2009. It is the most comprehensive report on … read more

Tides of violence: mapping the Sri Lankan conflict from 1983 to 2009

May 14, 2019

  The report, Tides of violence: mapping the Sri Lankan conflict from 1983 to 2009, was produced by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre’s (PIAC’s) Conflict Mapping and Archive Project (CMAP). CMAP was established to create a conflict map of the … read more

Using technology to support transitional justice in Sri Lanka

February 19, 2019

“Information Overload: How Technology Can Help Convert Raw Data into Rich Information for Transitional Justice Processes” written by PIAC staff members Daniela Gavshon and Erol Gorur, was recently published in of the International Journal of Transitional Justice. The article draws … read more

PIAC Welcomes passage of MedEvac Bill

February 15, 2019

In this edition PIAC Welcomes passage of MedEvac Bill;  Virginia Trioli to speak at 2019 Social Justice Dinner;  NSW Government plan will improve access to solar;  Federal Government must fix gaping hole in the Disability Discrimination Act;  Using technology to … read more

Explainer: The Ruddock Review and LGBT students and teachers

October 23, 2018

In this edition Explainer: The Ruddock Review and LGBT students and teachers; Calls for greater transparency and accountability for secret ‘STMP’ policing policy; Sri Lanka: new transitional justice mechanism bill on reparations passed; Litigating for change seminar – thank you!; … read more

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