MARCH 11, 2020 - Networking Event - Working for Human Rights

Working for Human Rights Series

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

Working for Human Rights

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
5 p.m.
Human Rights Research and Education Centre
57 Louis-Pasteur Private | University of Ottawa

All are welcome.
The event will be in English. | Refreshments will be served.
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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!


  • Obiora C. OKAFOR | Professor & York Research Chair in International and Transnational Legal Studies, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

Professor Obiora Chinedu Okafor joined Osgoode Hall Law School after holding faculty positions at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Nigeria, and at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He has served as an SSRC-MacArthur Foundation Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program; a Canada-US Fulbright Scholar at MIT; a Visiting Professor at the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France; a Visiting Professor at the St. Augustine International University, Kampala, Uganda; and as the Gani Fawehinmi Distinguished Chair of Human Rights Law at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Read his full biography here.

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