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The Centre for International Policy Studies and Human Rights Research and Education Centre at the University of Ottawa are pleased to present the following lectures on international human rights in 2011.

February 25 Prof. JEREMY LEVITT, Florida A&M University
  "Illegal Peace: Power-Sharing with Human Rights Violators in Africa"
  Fauteux Hall, 57 Louis Pasteur, Room 147, 1:00 p.m. (in English)
   
March 16 Prof. Meredith Turshen, Rutgers University
  "The Millennium Development Goals: A Feminist Critique"
  Fauteux Hall, 57 Louis Pasteur, Room 147, 3:00 p.m. (in English and French)
   
March 21 PEGGY HICKS, Global Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch, New York
  "Human Rights at the United Nations"
  Opening remarks by Allan Rock, President, University of Ottawa
  DMS, 55 Laurier Ave. E., Room 3120, 2:00 p.m. (in English)
   
June 10 MARY ROBINSON, former President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
  "Climate Justice: Human Rights and Climate Change"
  DMS, 55 Laurier Ave. E., Room 4101, 3:00 p.m. (in English)
   
Sept. 7 CLARE SHORT, Chair, Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative
  "The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: Achievements, Challenges and the Way Forward"
  DMS, 55 Laurier Ave. E., Room 3120, 10:00 a.m. (in English with bilingual question period)
   
Sept. 29 IRENE KHAN, former Secretary General of Amnesty International
  Title to be confirmed
  Location and time: to be confirmed (in English and French)
   
October 3 Prof. Abdullahi A. An-Na’im, Emory University
 

"Human Rights, Universality, and Sovereignty: The Irrelevance and Relevance of Sharia"

  DMS, 55 Laurier Ave. E., Room 12102 (12th floor), 5:00 p.m. (in English)
   
October 13 Prof. WILLIAM SCHABAS, University of Galway
 

"International Criminal Law: Only for the Winners?"

  DMS, 55 Laurier Ave. E., Room 3120, 5:00 p.m. (in English with bilingual question period)
   
November 10 Prof. MARCO SASSOLI, Université de Genève
  "Security and Human Rights: Are there Zones of Compatibility?"
  DMS, 55 Laurier Ave. E., Room 12102 (12th floor), 5:00 p.m. (in French with bilingual question period)

All lectures are free and open to the public.
Further information: hrrec@uOttawa.ca or cepi@uottawa.ca

Links
Centre for International Policy Studies
Human Rights Research and Education Centre
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Faculty of Law-Civil Law Section
Faculty of Law-Common Law Section
Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Ottawa