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Sustainable Law Colloquium: Changing Contexts and the Law

13Feb201511:45
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Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy (JSDLP) is organizing a colloquium on Sustainable Law.

Facilitating Mobility, Fostering Diversity: The Challenges of Contemporary Migration Policies in a Free-Trade Context

17Feb201508:30
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Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

Mobility for employment reasons has been liberalized in the WTO/GATS, but also in free trade and economic partnership agreements, while bilateral migration agreements have so far rather been used to regulate flanking measures, lik

Whose Refugee am I? Recent Developments in the Dublin Regime

20Feb201513:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Seminar with Alberto Achermann, Co-Director, Swiss Centre for Migration Law; Professor, University of Bern (Switzerland) Faculty of Law

Have and Have Not: Immigration Law and the Property Rights Paradigm

19Feb201513:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Seminar with Stefan Schlegel, PhD Candidate, NCCR on the move, University of Bern (Switzerland); Visiting Research Fellow, University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

The Nansen Initiative : Linking Climate Change, Disasters and Human Mobility

18Feb201513:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Seminar with Walter Kälin, Envoy of the Chairmanship, Nansen Initiative on disaster-induced cross-border displacement; Professor, University of Bern (Switzerland) Faculty of Law

The Common Law of International Trade and the Future of Multilateralism

16Feb201513:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 102, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

In-class seminar with Thomas Cottier, Professor of European and International Economic Law, Senior Research Fellow and former Managing Director, World Trade Institute, University of Bern (Switzerland).

Multilateral Discussions on Migration Governance: a Swiss Perspective

11Feb201514:30
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

In-class seminar with Rosa Losada, PhD Candidate, World Trade Institute, University of Bern (Switzerland); former head of Unit of Third-State Nationals, Swiss Federal Office for Migration.

Young Leaders Forum 2015 cancelled

The Faculty of Law of McGill University, its Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) as well as Gordon Echenberg and the Penny and Gordon Echenberg Family Foundation are sad to announce that the Young Leaders Forum 2015 has been cancelled. 

We would like to thank each of the more than 1,300 individuals who sent us an application – the Centre reviewed every one and we were inspired by the work that is being done in human rights around the world. We apologize for the inconvenience caused to individual applicants and thank you for your interest in this initiative. 

Published: 30Jan2015

Faculty of Law and CHRLP end collaboration with Penny & Gordon Echenberg Family Foundation

The Faculty of Law of McGill University, its Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) as well as Gordon Echenberg and the Penny and Gordon Echenberg Family Foundation are ending their work together, following a meaningful collaboration that began in 2006. 

Over the past nine years, this collaboration has resulted in three Global Conferences, one Regional Conference in Rwanda, two published books, a DVD on genocide largely based on its 2007 conference, numerous working papers and a global community of young human rights specialists.

Published: 30Jan2015

The Role of Counsel in International Investment Treaty Arbitration

4Feb201513:00
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Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 202, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture with Mark Luz, Counsel, Trade Law Bureau, Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade, Canada, who will discuss the role of counsel in international investment treaty arbitration.

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