Upcoming Events

  • Fourth-Pillar

The Fourth Pillar: Community Principles for Business and Human Rights

12-2pm EST, Friday, December 10, 2021

International Human Rights Day 2021

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Canada Behind Bars: A Conversation on Immigration Detention

Thursday, November 18, 2021  |  12:00 – 1:30 pm EST

Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR) is pleased to partner with the Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) to present our second and final panel on dignity […]

Past Events

Canadian Responses to the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Reflecting on the 1st Year

Join Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights and the OBA Foundation for Canadian Responses to the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Reflections on […]

April 29, 2016: Join CLAIHR For an Evening of Theatre and Discussion

Join CLAIHR and Nightwood Theatre at the Tarragon Theatre on April 29, 2016 for an evening performance of Refuge, followed […]

Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Honouring the Brave

January 26, 2016 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Day of the Endangered Lawyer, marked on January 24th of each year, is […]

Re-Claiming The Right-To-Work

Come celebrate International Human Rights Day with CLAIHR and friends:

RE-CLAIMING THE RIGHT TO WORK:

LABOUR RIGHTS AS HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE […]

Canada and International Criminal Law Online CPD

In partnership with Grapple Law, Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR) presents an online Continuing Professional Development session on […]

Torture as Tort online CPD

In partnership with Grapple Law, Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR) presents an online Continuing Professional Development primer on […]

21st Annual Canadian International Law Students’ Conference

Presented by Osgoode International Law Society (OILS), Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR) Osgoode Chapter and the International Law […]

Pro Bono, Professionalism, and the International Human Rights Movement

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Acting as pro bono counsel in international human rights cases. This panel features:

John Norris, Criminal Lawyer, Educator […]

Child Soldiers, Conflict Minerals and Canadian Responses

September 16, 2013–CLAIHR, in partnership with Child Soldiers Initiative and The Law Society of Upper Canada,

Panelists: Lt Gen Roméo Dallaire […]

Why do our global institutions fail to prevent and protect against mass atrocities?

May 10, 2013 – CLAIHR in partnership with Canadian International Council and Gowlings LLP

Topic: Why do our global institutions fail […]

International Crises: Should Canada intervene to protect human rights?

September 27, 2012 – CLAIHR sponsored event Commemorating the 10th anniversary of Responsibility to Protect (R2P)

Topic: International Crises: Should Canada […]

The Way Forward – The Promise of R2P

February 2012 – CLAIHR, with the International Law Students Association (ILSA), University of Ottawa Chapter

Topic: The Way Forward – The […]

Michael Ignatieff on Responsibility to Protect

2011 – CLAIHR Symposium Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Responsibility to Protect
Topic: Responsibility to Protect
Speaker: Michael Ignatieff

Some highlights of […]

Peace, Reconciliation and Justice: The Afghanistan Experience Reflections of a Canadian Diplomat

March 24, 2010 – Presented by the Law Society, in partnership with the Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights, Amnesty […]

Reconciling State Sovereignty with the Global Responsibility to Protect

April 2009 – The Law Society of Upper Canada, in Partnership with CLAIHR, Amnesty International Canada, Canadian Lawyers Abroad, Human […]