Sir Ninian Stephen: A Tribute.

McCormack, Timothy L. H., and Saunders, Cheryl (eds.).

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This collection of essays by some of Sir Ninian's distinguished colleagues highlights the wisdom and experience of a man who has shown the greatest commitment to national and international public life, and achieved successes in both areas.

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On the occasion of Sir Ninian Stephen's eightieth birthday, Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan wrote that 'Sir Ninian Stephen is one of those rare individuals whose national and international careers are equally distinguished. One of Australia's outstanding jurists, he has made a pioneering contribution to the United Nations sphere, as a judge and in the realm of international legal policy'. Kofi Annan's assessment is surely correct. From the highest offices of public service in Australia, Sir Ninian went on to broad-ranging involvement in international affairs, representing his country with distinction as a universally revered global citizen. After ten years as justice of Australia's High Court (1972-82) and serving as governor-general from 1982 to 1989, Sir Ninian embarked upon a decade of extraordinary international appointments- as Australia's first Ambassador for the Environment; chairing the Northern Ireland Peace Talks; profoundly contributing to the development of international criminal law as foundation Judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and judging the first international criminal trial since the post-World W

Book Details

Author McCormack, Timothy L. H., and Saunders, Cheryl (eds.).
Format HC
Publisher The Miegunyah Press
Number of Pages 286
Publish Date 1/01/2007
Catalogue May19
Catalogue book number 37