FEBRUARY 12, 2015 - Gender and Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre presents:

“ Gender and Sexual Violence in Conflict - Confronting contemporary humanitarian challenges ”


Thursday, 12 February 2015 – 4pm to 6pm
Where: Fauteux Hall, 57 Louis-Pasteur (map)
Room number: FTX 570 (5th floor)

Bilingual event followed by a wine and cheese reception
All are welcome.
RSVP hrrec@uottawa.ca

This event will mark the end of the exhibition “War from the victims’ perspective – Photographs by Jean Mohr” organized by the Embassy of Switzerland in Ottawa, the Human Rights Research and Education Centre and the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, in the context of the festivities of the 150th Anniversary of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the First Geneva Convention, as well as the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the International Prisoners-of-War Agency.

Speakers:

  • Barbara Schedler Fischer, Embassy of Switzerland (Introduction)
  • Doris Buss, Carleton University
  • Isabelle Daoust, Croix Rouge Canadienne
  • Julia Lafrenière, OXFAM Canada
  • Robert M. Young, International Committee of the Red Cross (Moderator)

Partner organizations: 

  • Canadian Red Cross 
  • Embassy of Switzerland in Canada
  • International Committee of the Red Cross
  • OXFAM Canada
Swiss Embassy
OXFAM
Red Cross
ICRC
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