Congratulations to John Packer Who Received a Common Law Internal Award 2016-17

John Packer - HRREC Director | Directeur du CREDP

Congratulations to HRREC Director John Packer, who received the Public Engagement Award: Public Education and Outreach for the 3rd Annual Internal Awards Competition 2016-17 by the Common Law Section.

Under Professor John Packer’s leadership, the Human Rights Research and Education Centre has experienced substantial growth in terms of members, courses, research strength and partnerships, events and activities (over 70 per year), and enjoys a notable presence in social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn). With flagship initiatives like the University of Ottawa Human Rights Film Festival and the Scholars at Risk Ottawa program, the Centre has reached out to new audiences and built a solid presence in diverse circles within the capital region and beyond in the fields of human rights, social justice, international policy and development.

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