Think Locally, Act Globally: Challenging Canada's Human Rights Record at the UN

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 18:00
Location: 
Jackman Law Building, 78 Queen's Park Cres., Room J250

In May, the UN Human Rights Council is conducting its third comprehensive review of Canada’s compliance with international human rights law. Leading racial justice advocates will discuss ways they are influencing the UN review process and the Canadian government’s response.

SPEAKERS

  • Shalini Konanur, Executive Director, South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario

  • Angela Wong, Staff Lawyer, Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic

  • Amanda Dale, Executive Director, Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

  • Monette Maillet, Deputy Executive Director & Senior General Counsel, Canadian Human Rights Commission

Organized by: Colour of Poverty-Colour of Change; Chinese and South-east Asian Legal Clinic; South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario; Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants; Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic and U of T’s International Human Rights Program.

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