CHRISTCHURCH: Peacekeeper Crimes, Sexual Abuse, and Regulation within the United Nations and African Union Frameworks
Thursday, 23 may 2019 at 5:30pm
Undercroft 101

SPEAKER: Dr Róisín Burke, Senior Lecturer at the University of Canterbury School of Law.

Dr Róisín is an Attorney at Law in New York State. She completed a doctorate at the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law, University of Melbourne Law School in 2012 on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN Military Contingents which was published by Brill in 2012. She holds a LLB in Law (UL) and an LLM in International Human Rights Law (Irish Centre for Human Rights). Previously she worked with the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN. Her research interests and recent publications are in the areas of women, peace and security; IHL, peace operations; rule of law programming post-conflict; and public international law.