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No Asylum for ‘Infiltrators’: The Legal Predicament of Eritrean and Sudanese Nationals in Israel

2Jun201513:00
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14:30
Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

The Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law welcomes Dr. Reuven Ziegler, who will discuss the precarious status of Eritrean and Sudanese nationals in Israel and the regularisation of asylum in Israel.

René Provost and Fabien Gélinas promoted to Full Professors

The Faculty is proud to announce that Professors René Provost (left, top) and Fabien Gélinas (left, bottom) were each promoted to the rank of Full Professor on April 30, 2015.

Published: 6May2015

McGill Law places 26th in the world in QS World University Rankings

Distinctive curriculum and international career opportunities hallmarks of the McGill program.

McGill University’s Faculty of Law has been ranked 26th among the world’s law schools by the QS World University Rankings – Law for 2015.

Published: 29Apr2015

Martti Koskenniemi to receive LL.D. at upcoming Law spring convocation ceremony

McGill University has announced the 16 recipients of honorary doctorates for the upcoming spring convocation. Among them is Professor Martti Koskenniemi, who will be awarded the LL.D. distinction during the Faculty of Law’s convocation ceremony on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 2 pm.

Published: 27Apr2015

UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Releases Report

On March 6, The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women made 38 non-legally binding recommendations, including that the Canadian government call an independent inquiry into the many cases of missing and murdered aboriginal women.

See the report here: http://www.fafia-afai.org/en/cedaw-committee-report-released/

Published: 17Mar2015

Voices into Action

Voices into Action is an online curriculum-based educational resource dedicated to providing students with access to information on issues regarding human rights, prejudice, and hatred.
 

Designed by curriculum experts, this program utilizes a wide variety of media to present compelling information on a history of human suffering, stemming from social injustice that is still a growing problem today. Explore thought-provoking issues with your students by accessing our lessons and resources on antisemitism, racism, discrimination and stereotyping.

 

 

Published: 11Feb2015

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

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