April 2009 – The Law Society of Upper Canada, in Partnership with CLAIHR, Amnesty International Canada, Canadian Lawyers Abroad, Human Rights Watch and Lawyers’ Rights Watch

Topic: Reconciling State Sovereignty with the Global Responsibility to Protect” Responsibility to Protect Panel Discussion

Panelists: The Honourable Bob Rae, former Premier of Ontario,

Steve Crawshaw, UN Advocacy Director of Human Rights Watch

Professor Pacifique Manirakiza, Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law

Hon. Harry F. LaForme, Court of Appeal of Ontario

Keynote Speaker at reception after panel: Anne Maria Tremonti, award-winning journalist and host of “The Current” on CBC Radio