OCTOBER 3, 2017 - Working for Human Rights in Canada

Human Rights Networking Events | Événements de réseautage en droit de la personne

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

Working for Human Rights in Canada

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
4:30 p.m.
Fauteux Hall - FTX570
(57 Louis-Pasteur, University of Ottawa)

All are welcome.
The event will be in French.
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!


  • Béatrice VAUGRANTE | Executive Director, Amnistie Internationale Canada Francophone

Béatrice Vaugrante is the general director of Amnistie internationale Canada francophone since 2006. Under her direction, the section decided to be involved particularly in the defence of indigenous peoples' rights, the promotion of economic and social rights, and the development of a greater involvement of the public about human rights questions. She took part in different missions, lately in Liban concerning the refugee crisis. Béatrice is a member of the global management team, which assists the Secretariat-General of the Movement. She was awarded the “Hommage 40è anniversaire de la Commission des droits de la personne et de la jeunesse du Québec” in 2015. She holds a MBA from HEC Paris.

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

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