The UN’s Michael Kirby On Human Rights In North Korea
Since retiring from the Australian High Court in 2009, Michael Kirby has dedicated his life to human rights and social justice issue like global access to adequate healthcare.
Kirby is currently a member of the United Nations (UN) High Level Panel on Health Technology Innovation and Access, but he also once served as chair of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights Violations in North Korea.
Kirby recently laid out a 15-point plan to deal with human rights violations in North Korea. He tells us why he believes it’s possible to facilitate change in the closed country.