Human Rights, the Sustainable Development Goals & the Law



Online symposium to provide a forum for informed dialogue between experts, academics and practitioners on human rights and sustainable development

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As countries consider new policies and laws for post-pandemic recovery which can advance the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), informed dialogue among experts, academics and practitioners, building skills in rights-based approaches and engaging SDG-focused institutions, offers a key opportunity for learning and impact.

The 2020 Online International Symposium on Human Rights, the SDGs & the Law convenes leading experts in human rights, the SDGs and related fields with emerging scholars to chart a way forward that bridges the gaps in research and practice.

Co-hosted by the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism and the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, in partnership with the University of Montreal Law Faculty, the University of Cambridge, the University of Waterloo School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, the Balsillie School of International Affairs, the University of Chile Law Faculty, the University of Costa Rica Law Faculty, the International Law Association of Canada, the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law, Canada's Sustainable Development Solutions Network and other world-class universities and institutions, this one-day online symposium activates opportunity for impact!

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