Margarette May Macaulay, President of the IACHR

Developments in justice & human rights: Perspectives from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

This interactive dialogue aims to cover recent developments concerning investigations and reparations of human rights violations in the Americas. Panelists will also address issues concerning violations of the rights of women, property and land rights, and the challenges private companies and extractive industries pose to indigenous people in Canada and the hemisphere.

Welcome remarks | Neuberger-Jesin Professor John Packer
Director, Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC), University of Ottawa

Our speaker | Margarette May Macaulay
President, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Commentator | Penelope Simons
Gordon F. Henderson Chair in Human Rights, HRREC & Full Professor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, University of Ottawa

Commentator | Amanda Dale
Fellow, HRREC, University of Ottawa

Moderator | Salvador Herencia-Carrasco
Member, HRREC, University of Ottawa

Date and time
Dec 12, 2023
5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Registration required in person and online.
Format and location
In person, Virtual
Desmarais Building (DMS)
DMS12102 | 55 Laurier Avenue East, University of Ottawa + Webinar on Zoom
Simultaneous interpretation in French available on Zoom only.
General public
Open to all!