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20 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gillian Triggs. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gillian Triggs, often where they are interviewed.

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20 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gillian Triggs. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gillian Triggs, often where they are interviewed.

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Episode 1- Coronavirus And The Refugee Crisis With Gillian Triggs

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After an introduction to the series, this special edition of the Dyason House podcast begins with Gillian Triggs. Leaving behind a very successful career as an international lawyer and academic, the former President of the Human Rights Commission has recently become Assistant Secretary-General of the UNHR. With Gillian’s exclusive insight into the UN Refugee agency, this episode sheds light on the interplay between current refugee crises and the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Apr 07 2020 · 29mins
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IN-DEPTH: Gillian Triggs - How can Australia respond to Asylum Seekers and Refugees? 2/2

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In our second episode, Gen sits down with Gillian Triggs to explore the hard truths of current immigration policies and practices. No stone is is left unturned as the discussion delves into detention centres, off shore processing and the role of bureaucracy in change making. Gillian is an accomplished public international law academic with numerous publications, formerly the President of Australia’s Human Rights Commission and was recently appointed as the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. In Part One, Gillian explains how her role in Australia has influenced and interacted with policy making. Contact us if you have suggestions for who we should speak to next: https://www.theyoungdiplomats.com/

Feb 03 2020 · 23mins

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IN-DEPTH: Gillian Triggs - How can Australia respond to Asylum Seekers and Refugees? 1/2

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In our first episode, Gen sits down with Gillian Triggs to explore the hard truths of current immigration policies and practices. No stone is is left unturned as the discussion delves into detention centres, off shore processing and the role of bureaucracy in change making. Gillian is an accomplished public international law academic with numerous publications, formerly the President of Australia’s Human Rights Commission and was recently appointed as the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. In Part One, Gillian explains how her role in Australia has influenced and interacted with policy making. Contact us if you have suggestions for who we should speak to next: https://www.theyoungdiplomats.com/

Jan 19 2020 · 25mins
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Gillian Triggs: Speaking Up

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In her memoir Speaking Up, former president of the Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs writes candidly about the relentless political pressure and media scrutiny she endured as a result of telling the truth about children in offshore detention. Joined by Clare Wright, she offers her insights into Australian democracy, human rights and the law, and expands on the passionately argued memoir that reads as a clarion call to everyone who believes in a fairer world.

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Nov 05 2019 · 56mins

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Refugee Radio - Gillian Triggs and Greg Craven debate 'Does Australia need a Charter of Human Rights'

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The following is the full recording of the debate on the topic ‘Does Australia need a charter of Human Rights?’ between Gillian Triggs, the former President of the Australian Human Rights commission, and also the newly appointed Assistant High Commissioner to the Office of the UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees, and Professor Greg Craven, the Vice Chancellor and President of the Australian Catholic University.The debate was organised by Latrobe University’s Ideas and Society Program, convened by Latrobe University’s Emeritus Professor Robert Manne, and held at the National Gallery of Victoria on the 13th of August 2019. DISCLAIMER: The content of this podcast are presented for archival and informational purposes. The views expressed do not necessarily represent those of 3CR, Refugee Radio or its presenters.
Sep 08 2019 ·
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Professor Gillian Triggs on Speaking Up, Australia and Human Rights, the Global Refugee Crisis, and the United Nations

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In this podcast, Gillian and I discuss her recent book Speaking Up (MUP, 2018), influences on her early life and career, her role as President of the Australian Human Rights Commission from 2012-2017, the scale of the Global Refugee Crisis, and her upcoming role as Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at the United Nations.Professor Gillian Triggs is a lawyer and academic, who became best known to the Australian public through her Presidency of the Australian Human Rights Commission between 2012 and 2017, which saw her involved in and influencing some of the major social, political and human rights issues and controversies of the day. Professor Triggs was recently appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). 

Sep 02 2019 · 43mins
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The Powers That Be - Gillian Triggs in Conversation

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In the escalating war between truth and politics, how do we maintain human rights? Former Australian Human Rights commissioner Gillian Triggs speaks to Jill Emberson.
This session was recorded at the 2019 Newcastle Writers Festival.
Jul 21 2019 · 58mins
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A Bill of Rights for Australia: Talking with Gillian Triggs

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Celine Yap speaks with Gillian Triggs, former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, about her campaign to introduce a Bill of Human Rights into Australia.Thank you to 3CR's Refugee Radio, where this interview was originally broadcast.
Apr 14 2019 ·
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Gillian Triggs

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Gillian Triggs was Australia’s Human Rights Commissioner - and is someone that doesn’t require introduction. Formerly the Dean of the Sydney Law School and now Professor of the Melbourne Law School - she is a globally recognised legal authority on human rights and is author of the book ‘Speaking Up’.
Gillian caught up with Misha Zelinsky to talk about all things related to foreign and domestic human rights.
It was an incredibly diverse discussion covering issues such as the rule of law, the future of democracy, how governments use executive power to bully individuals, how do deal with indigenous reconciliation and why Australia lags so far behind in when it comes to tangible gender equality.
Mar 10 2019 · 51mins
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Refugee Radio - Professor Gillian Triggs, Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission

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Refugee Radio's Celine interviewed this amazing woman, Gillian Triggs, former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission. She spoke about the need for a Human Rights Charter in Australia, how the everyday citizen can help make a change for fair treatment of asylum seekers and refugees, and what career she would choose if she could do it all again.
Mar 02 2019 ·
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