JANUARY 18, 2016 - Facilitating Mobility, Fostering Diversity

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre, the International Commission of Jurists Canada and the Centre for International Policy Studies invite you to the presentation:

Facilitating Mobility, Fostering Diversity:
Lessons from the Global North’s Response to Migration Challenges

Monday, January 18, 2016
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fauteux Hall – FTX147B
57 Louis-Pasteur, uOttawa

This event will be in English.
RSVP at HRREC@uOttawa.ca

Speaker:

  • François CRÉPEAU | United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants | Director, McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism & Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Professor in Public International Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University

François Crépeau is Full Professor at McGill University, where he holds the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, and is Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. He is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants (2011-2017): he has conducted official visits to Albania, Tunisia, Turkey, Italy, Greece, Qatar, Sri Lanka, and Malta, and has produced thematic reports on the detention of migrants, the protection of migrants’ rights at the external borders of the European Union, climate change and migration, global migration governance, labour exploitation of migrants, and the recruitment practices of foreign labour. Guest professor at the Université catholique de Louvain (2010-2019), he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, was a Fellow 2008-2011 of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, and is an Advocatus Emeritus of the Quebec Bar Association. He has given many conferences, has published numerous articles, has written, edited or coedited ten books, and is a member of the editorial board of several learned journals.


*The Human Rights Research and Education Centre will film the presentation and may take pictures at this event for use on the website.

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