The new Sustainable Development Goals and Access to Essential Medicines
The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG will deliver this special Seminar entitled 'The new Sustainable Development Goals and Access to Essential Medicines'.
First appointed a judge in 1975, he ultimately served on the High Court of Australia, the nation’s Federal Supreme Court, 1996-2009. Since his retirement from judicial office in 2009, he has literally been busier than ever. In 2010-11, he served on the Eminent Persons Group on the future of the Commonwealth of Nations. In 2011-12, on the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Commission on HIV and the Law. In 2013-14 as chair of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s commission of inquiry on human rights abuses in North Korea. In 2015-16 as a member of the UN Secretary General’s high-level panel on access to essential medicines. He has just been appointed as a member of a new initiative of UNDP on Global Judicial Integrity. He is in London for a series of lectures on rogue states and North Korea; on SDGs and access to essential medicines; and on LGBTIQ rights in Australia.