UN conventions


The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: an assessment of Australia’s level of compliance

The purpose of this report is to assess Australia’s level of compliance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which upholds the human rights and inherent dignity of people with disability.
Journal article

The oceans: the Law of the Sea Convention as a form of global governance

Life came from the ocean. Without the ocean, life on Earth is not possible. The ocean produces and regulates much of the planet’s oxygen and water, provides substantial amounts of its nutrient and carbon cycling and supports most of its biological diversity. Fish feed over...

CRC25: Australian child rights progress report

This report has been prepared by the Australian Child Rights Taskforce (the Taskforce), Australia’s peak child rights network, made up of more than 100 organisations advocating for the protection, promotion and fulfilment of the rights of children in Australia. The Taskforce is co-convened by UNICEF...