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  • Address at the presentation of the Civil Code Report to the Quebec National Assembly, 20 June 1978;
  • La liberté de la personne : un des joyaux de notre civilisation : paper presented on the occasion of the play Quelle Vie by Brian Clark running at the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, 22 September 1980;
  • La contribution d’un Institut de droit comparé au progrès du droit, paper presented at a Round Table conducted in honor of the inauguration of the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law at Lausanne, Aptil 1982;
  • Droit privé et éthique, paper presented at a Conference organized by the Philosophy Department, Université de Montréal, 1982;
  • Address at the Édouard-Montpetit medal ceremony by the Fondation Édouard-Montpetit, 29 October 1987;
  • Address at the Barreau du Québec medal ceremony, 9 June 1990;
  • Address, in the name of the recipients, at the honorary doctorate award ceremony by the Université Robert Schuman (Strasbourg, France) 19 October 1990;
  • A Tribute to Canada, acceptance speech for the presidential post of the International Academy of Comparative Law, published in the General Reports to the XIIIth International Congress of Comparative Law (1990), Yvon Blais, 1992, pp. xxvii-xxx;
  • La personne et l’affaire Daigle : d’une fiction juridique aux réalités biologiques, paper presented to the Civil Law Group, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 6 February 1992; at the seminar of professors, Département des sciences juridiques, Université du Québec (Montréal), 7 May 1992; at the seminar of professor, Université de Montréal, 26 January 1993;
  • Address at the medal ceremony of the Quebec Society of Comparative Law, 18 March 1993;
  • Abuse of Rights in the Civil Law of Quebec, Paper presented at the International Conference on Aequitas and Equity, Jerusalem, 19 May 1993;
  • Address at the prize giving of the Governor General of Canada Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law, Canadian Bar Association Annual Conference, Quebec City, August 1993;
  • Good Faith under the new Civil Code of Quebec, paper presented at the Eason-Weinmann Center for Comparative Law Colloquium, Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 4 February 1994;
  • Good Faith and Contractual Justice in Quebec Civil Law, paper presented to the Lord Reading Society, 17 February 1994 (revised 30 October 1994);
  • Le Projet d’Unidroit sur les contrats du commerce international : état actuel et perspectives d’avenir, paper presented to the Consultative Group of the Department of Justice (federal), Ottawa, 22 April 1994; also at the 12th Conference on International Commerce Law, Ottawa, 20 October 1994;
  • Pour un Traité de droit civil, presentation at the conference on successions law, Montreal, 5 April 1995;
  • Common Values in the Unidroit Principles and in the new Civil Code of Quebec, paper presented at the Institut Sacher of the Faculty of Law of Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 23 November 1995, 78 p.;
  • Civil Code Revision in Quebec — Objectives and Methods, paper presented to the Codification Committee of the Civil Law of Israel, Department of Justice, Jerusalem, 24 November 1995;
  • Opening address of the XIVth International Congress of Comparative Law, 1994, published in the General Reports to the XIVth International Congress, Athens, Ant. N. Sakkoulas Publishers, 1996, pp. xi-xiv;
  • Les Principes d’Unidroit et le nouveau Code civil du Québec, Valeurs partagées?, paper presented to the Civil Law Group, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 20 March 1997;
  • Les Principes d’Unidroit : Une option d’avenir pour régir les contrats du commerce international, paper presented at the Conference organized by the Quebec Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, 10 April 1997 ;
  • Address on the occasion of the book launching of the Mélanges Paul-André Crépeau, Cowansville, Éditions Yvon Blais, 1997, 5 June 1997;
  • La fonction pédagogique du droit des obligations, paper presented at a Civil Law Workshop, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 30 January 1998;
  • Codification: nature et caractères, paper presented at a training seminar for teaching assistants of methodology, McGill University, 28 February 2000;
  • Opening address of the XVth International Congress of Comparative Law, Bristol, England, 26 July 1998, published in Comparative Law Facing the 21st Century, General Reports, XVth International Congress of Comparative Law, London, UKNCCL, 2001, pp. xviii-xxii;
  • Address upon the honorary doctorate award ceremony of the Université de Paris Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), 17 November 2001;
  • Les Principes d’Unidroit : Un modèle pour le Canada dans les conflits interprovinciaux? Talk to the Association des Civilistes, Ottawa, 28 February 2002;
  • Address at the prix du Quebec award ceremony (Léon-Gérin), 5 November 2002;
  • Address at the Barreau de Montreal medal ceremony, 9 September 2004;
  • Address at the awarding of the insignes de Commandeur de l’Ordre national des Arts et Lettres (France), 13 September 2004;
  • Address at the honorary doctorate award ceremony of the Université Laval, 20 September 2004;
  • Address on occasion of the launching of de « La Charte québécoise : origine, enjeux et perspectives », A.-R. Nadeau, ed. [2006] Can. Bar. Rev. 1, 17 February 2007.