Professor Sambo Dorough was elected Arctic region member (2023-2026) of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP). She recently completed her term as the International Chairperson of the Inuit Circumpolar Council.
Professor Behrendt AO was named the 2021 Human Rights Medallist by the Australian Human Rights Commission in recognition of her research, advocacy and creative contributions to Indigenous justice and the law, and the visual and performing arts over several decades.
The Hoffman Forum at the University of Miami Law School organised a webinar panel on the restitution of regal and ceremonial artifacts looted from the kingdom of Benin in 1897 by British forces and today located in public and private collections around the world.
A podcast on efforts to document cultural loss during armed conflict and belligerent occupation in Ukraine as part of local and international criminal accountability and reparations initiatives
The globinar theme of ‘new heritage dimensions for the 21st century’ marked 500years of the Magellan expedition – the first circumnavigation of the world.
Dr Shaheed was elected the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education on 1 August 2022. She was the inaugural UN Independent Expert and then Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural Rights from 2009 to 2015.