Upcoming 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 the First Year, a panel discussion and reception.

Date: Thursday, November 24, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Ontario Bar Association, 20 Toronto Street, […]

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 by a discussion about the play and Canada’s refugee system with CLAIHR’s Juda Strawczynski and Heather Cohen, and Refuge’s director […]

Past Events

Re-Claiming The Right-To-Work

Come celebrate International Human Rights Day with CLAIHR and friends:



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 […]