Delegation of the European Union to Australia

Webinar: World Day Against the Death Penalty - Thursday 8 October, from 5 PM (AEDT)

24/09/2020 - 03:35
Online activities

Join Australia's Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne at the the launch of Eleos Justice via the Zoom Webinar.

Eleos Justice a unique collaboration between Monash Law and the Capital Punishment Justice Project. The Initiative began in 2018 when the Monash Anti-Death Penalty Clinic was established. Over the last two years, Monash law students have provided assistance to human rights advocates, lawyers, and civil society organisations working to restrict and to end the death penalty in the Asian region. The vision is to become the region’s leading hub for evidence-based research, teaching, and advocacy.

Order of Proceedings

Welcome: Prof Bryan Horrigan, Dean, Monash Law

Launch of Eleos Justice: Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia

Keynote address: Eleos Justice Vision: A/Prof Mai Sato, Monash Law

Advocacy & Policy Platform Interview: Matthew Goldberg, Senior Fellow, Monash Law

Marking the World Day Against the Death Penalty: Access to Justice Video, Sara Kowal, Manager of Partnerships and Clinic, Eleos Justice and Monash Law students from the Anti-Death Penalty Clinic

Closing remarks: Julian McMahon AC SC, President, Capital Punishment Justice Project