Business & Law

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Federal Attorney General and UNSW alumnus Robert McClelland has opened a major international advocacy program at the University, pledging a renewed government commitment to human rights at home and abroad.

Fostering a new era of human rights activism in Australia through greater understanding and knowledge of human rights law and policy is the aim of a new Masters degree.

The problems faced by the Pacific region in mitigating and adapting to climate change will be the focus of a conference at the University of New South Wales.

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Traditional demarcations between the public, private and third sectors are being blurred, with new forms of philanthropy and social enterprise emerging, according to the Centre for Social Impact's Professor Peter Shergold.

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A team of UNSW law studentshas taken on the world and emerged champions in a mooting competition in Scotland.

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One of Australia's most brilliant legal minds, Emeritus Professor Hal Wootten, will discuss how to live a worthwhile life as a lawyer, in a public lecture at UNSW this Thursday.

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Two large donations from the Macquarie Group will pay dividends for the business community.

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Moving Indigenous reconciliation beyond symbolic gestures will be a feature of the Australian Human Rights Centre (AHRC) annual public lecture to be held at the University of New South Wales this week.

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The Macquarie Group Foundation has donated $2 million towards an endowed chair in the UNSW-based Centre for Social Impact. The Chair will be held by Professor Peter Shergold, the Centre's Chief Executive.

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Research commissioned by UNSW and presented at the 2008 Tristan Jepson memorial lecture shows that depression is a common and disabling problem for the legal profession, particularly law students.