Realizing Rights 2017: Human Rights and Constitutionalism

Raj Anand
6/8/2017 - 6/10/2017
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON

WeirFoulds Partner Raj Anand will be part of a panel discussion entitled: "Making the case for the systemic remedial authority of human rights tribunals" at the upcoming international conference, Realizing Rights 2017: Human Rights and Constitutionalism. This panel session will take place on June 9, 2017.

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC) at the University of Ottawa will host this unique national and international conference, "Realizing Rights 2017: Human Rights and Constitutionalism,"

The Conference seeks to bring together, for the first time, the full range of practitioners, scholars, and advocates working on human rights across Canada and beyond, in order to discuss challenges and opportunities for the effective realization of human rights and related constitutional and governance arrangements. This major conference coincides with Canada's 150th anniversary, which provides a special opportunity for celebration and reflection.

The conference will also include the launch of the International Commission of Jurists Canada's book, Canada and the Rule of Law, 150 Years after Confederation / Le Canada et la primauté du droit, 150 ans après la Confédération. Raj Anand contributed an essay for this book entitled: Rule of Law and the Ethical Lawyer.

For more information and to register, please click here.