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The Childhood, Law & Policy Network (CLPN)

Dr Noam Peleg


Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia



Noam's work focuses on international children’s rights law and its intersection with human rights law, childhood studies, and family law. He has published widely in leading journals and edited books, and his book ‘The Child’s Right to Development’ was published by Cambridge University Press in 2019. Together with the Diplomacy Training Programme and Youth Law Australia Noam has established the “Monitoring Children’s Rights Capacity Building Programme’ in 2017. Noam is the Book Review Editor and member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Children’s Rights, and co-editor of Current Perspective section at the Australian Journal of Human Rights. In 2020 he was Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School (NYC). Before moving to academia, Noam practiced law in a number of human rights NGOs, specializing in representing children in courts.




Children’s rights, human rights law, childhood studies, and family law.
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