Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR) is a charity that has been promoting international human rights from a uniquely Canadian perspective since 1992.  We host events and serve as a Friend of the Court when matters of international human rights arise.

Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Honouring the Brave

January 26, 2016 […]

Canada and International Criminal Law Online CPD

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Municipal Challenges, Global Obligations: Urban Childhood Poverty and International Treaty Law

January 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Municipal Challenges, Global Obligations: Urban Childhood Poverty and International Treaty Law

By Kevin Laforest

The intersection of the local with the global has found a new manifestation […]

Bringing the Right Home? Canada’s Domestic Recognition of the International Human Right to Adequate Housing

January 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Bringing the Right Home? Canada’s Domestic Recognition of the International Human Right to Adequate Housing

By Lauren Pinder

Tonight approximately 30,000 Canadians will spend the night homeless. 1 in 5 low-income […]

Canadian Mining Companies and Human Rights Violations Abroad: Part I

December 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Canadian Mining Companies and Human Rights Violations Abroad: Part I

This post is first of a three-part series examining Canadian multinational corporations, particularly within the […]