FEBRUARY 21, 2018 - Working for Human Rights Abroad

Human Rights Networking Event at HRREC

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre is pleased to invite you to a Human Rights Networking Event:

Working for Human Rights Abroad

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
4:30 p.m.
Fauteux Hall - FTX570
(57 Louis-Pasteur Private, University of Ottawa)

All are welcome.
The event will be in English.
Refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP to HRREC@uOttawa.ca.

This is an opportunity for students, alumni and any other person interested in Human Rights to hear about notable practitioners who will share their professional experience with them. Participants will have the chance to ask them questions on their career path and to do networking!


  • Jonathan SOMER | Senior Legal Advisor (Interim), Canadian Red Cross

In 2013, Jonathan Somer founded Persona Grata Consulting, advising humanitarian organisations on IHL and strategic development. From 2008-2013, Jonathan was Legal Advisor and Programme Coordinator on children and armed conflict with Geneva Call, an international NGO that engages armed non-State actors towards respect for international humanitarian norms. Previously, he worked with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and as consultant with among others the United Nations, the Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research Programme of Harvard University, and the International Law Department of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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

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