Webinar on February 23 - Peru: Political crisis & human rights challenges

Peru: Political crisis & human rights challenges

Social protests that began in Peru in December 2022 left over 60 dead and over 2,000 injured, causing political and social turmoil. The panel will discuss the issues facing the country and their impact on human rights and democracy.

Our speakers

Andrew Ng
Political Counsellor, Embassy of Canada to Peru

Jabeur Fathally
Interim Director, Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC)
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section, University of Ottawa

Diego García-Sayán
Former UN Special Rapporteur Independence of Judges and Lawyers & former Peruvian Minister of Foreign Affairs

Jo-Marie Burt
Professor of political science, George Mason University & Vice-President, Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

Mitra Taj
Independent journalist based in Peru

Salvador Herencia-Carrasco
Director, HRREC Human Rights Clinic, University of Ottawa


Registration required to receive the link.

Date and time
Feb 23, 2023
All day
11:30 am — 1 pm
Format and location
Zoom Webinar
and Spanish as well