Events

Faculty of Law Seminar: Ms Nevena Petrušic

Summary

Making Equality a Reality - Across Meridians

Start Date

9th Feb 2012 12:00pm

End Date

9th Feb 2012 1:00pm

Venue

Law School Staff Room, Faculty of Law, Grosvenor Crescent, Sandy Bay campus

RSVP / Contact Information

Please RSVP to rachel.court@utas.edu.au by COB Tues 6 February

The Faculty of Law
in conjunction with the Inglis Clark Centre for Civil Society
and the Serbian Consulate

 

present a seminar by 

 

The first Serbian Commissioner for Equality,

Ms Nevena Petrušić

on

'Making Equality a Reality‐ Across Meridians'.

 

Ms Petrušić is in Australia for a study visit with her staff to examine comparative lessons relating to strategies for protecting minority rights, with particular reference to our approach to indigenous issues and also questions of gender equality. She will be accompanied by her Assistant Commissioner for Equality, Ms Kosana Beker.

Prior to her current role, Ms Petrušić was the Dean of the Faculty of Law at Nis. She has spent 20 years working to improve human rights in Serbia, mostly focused on  gender discrimination and mediation. She has also been a Professor of Civil Process Law.