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March 19, 2014 – ICJ Dialogues on Human Rights “The Legal Obligation to Accommodate Family-Related Needs”

*In English “The Legal Obligation to Accommodate Family-Related Needs” The final talk in ICJ Canada’s fifth annual speaker series, Dialogues on Human Rights, will be presented by Karen Jensen, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright’s Ottawa office. Wednesday, March 19, 2014 6:00 p.m. HRREC, 550 Fauteux Hall, 57 Louis Pasteur, uOttawa Admission is free.  RSVP:.. Read more »

March 14, 2014 – Law as Ally or Enemy in the War on Cyberbullying

14 MAR 2014 11:30-13:00 Fauteux 570, 57 Louis-Pasteur, uOttawa RSVP: Wayne MacKay biography C.M., Q.C., B.A., B.Ed., M.A., LL.B. PowerPoint presentation Wayne MacKay has had a distinguished career as a university administrator, legal scholar, respected teacher, and constitutional and human rights expert. He has served as President and Vice-Chancellor of Mount Allison University, an advisor.. Read more »

March 13, 2014 – Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory on the Rights of the Child (IRLRC) 2014 Annual Spring Conference

“Anti-violence efforts in schools: defining child rights-based approaches” Thursday, March 13, 2014 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Faculty of Social Sciences Hall 120 University Private, Room 4007 (4th Floor) University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario The conference is open to anyone interested in children’s rights issues: faculty, students, members of community organizations, health care and social workers,.. Read more »

Art Exhibition has been extended to March 12, 2014: Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry

Speaker and curator: Drew Ann Wake Due to popular demand the exhibition has been extended to March 12, 2014.  Don’t miss your chance to come see this interactive art exhibition at the Human Rights Research and Education Centre 550 Fauteux, 57 Louis Pasteur, uOttawa.  Please email to visit the exhibition.  Free and open to.. Read more »

February 28, 2014 – Refugee Night, Refugee Journeys: Navigating the Road to Safety

Please join CARL, the Refugee Hub and the Human Rights Research and Education Centre on February 28, 2014 7:00pm – 9:00 pm Alumni Auditorium, Jock Turcot University Centre, 85 University, uOttawa Step into the shoes of three refugee claimants whose stories will give you a different perspective on what it means to seek refuge in.. Read more »