Elizabeth Evatt

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Elizabeth Evatt "was Chief Judge of the Family Court of Australia from 1976 to 1988 and then became President of the Australian Law Reform Commission until 1993. She was a part time Commissioner of the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission from 1995 – 1998 and Chancellor of the University of Newcastle from 1988 to 1994.From 1984 to 1992, she was a member of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, and chaired that Committee from 1989 - 1991. From 1993 to 2000 she was a member of the UN Human Rights Committee. Elizabeth Evatt has been a Judge of the World Bank Administrative Tribunal since 1998. She is Chair of the Board, Public Interest Advocacy Centre, Sydney. In 2003 she was elected as a Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists." [1]

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