Human Rights & Corruption
Holding to account: Confronting mass human rights violations and grand corruption in the Pacific and central Asia.
- the return of land to indigenous owners
- corporate decisions effecting 250,000 people
- major reforms in anti-corruption oversight
- new civil society campaigns and NGO policies
- improvements in corporate social responsibility
- the removal of a senior state official from office
- a precedent setting Supreme Court decision
- significant improvements in journalistic practice, which collectively have substantively enhanced human rights protection, corporate accountability, public integrity and health and well-being in the Pacific region
- Collaborative advocacy campaigns in partnership with international civil society including the Not On My Watch Campaign .
- Citation of research in parliament, examples include research on Australian state crime (see here ), corruption in Papua New Guinea (see here) and committee reporting (see here).
- Citation of research in NSW Supreme Court and Papua New GuineaNational Court proceedings.
- Correspondence with senior political leaders.
- Improved reporting on human rights and corruption (Examples of the improved quality and quantity of media reporting resulting from Dr Lasslett’s research can be viewed here, 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ).
- New cultural artefacts, in the form of documentary-film. See The Opposition .