2002 Mary Robinson

2002 Mary Robinson

Distinguished lawyer, former President of Ireland and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

The 2002 Sydney Peace Prize was presented to Mary Robinson at NSW Parliament House by Rt Hon Sir Ninian Stephen.

Sydney Peace Prize Citation: For her leadership in advocating respect for human rights and for her courage in standing up for the powerless against the interests of powerful individuals and governments.

Sydney Peace Prize lecture: Peace Through the Attainment of Human Rights

Read Mary Robinson’s lecture: 2002 SPP_ Mary Robinson

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2002 Sydney Peace Prize events