A uOttawa delegation, composed of Provost Michel Laurier, Dean Nathalie Des Rosiers, HRREC Director John Packer, Assistant Director Viviana Fernandez and, Scholar at Risk Hossein Raeesi, attended the 2016 Scholars at Risk Network Global Congress hosted by McGill University. The meeting took place between June 7th and 10th and marked the 15th anniversary of the Network. The central theme was "Universities in a dangerous world". During the Congress, representatives from 15 Canadian colleges and universities met to approve the terms of reference for the Canada Section and elected a Steering Committee composed of representatives from Windsor University, Carleton University, McGill University and Viviana Fernandez, on behalf of the University of Ottawa. 200 academics, university representatives and students from different countries attended the event.