The leading global gathering of international economic law scholars, the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) Conference, was held at Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, D.C. from July 12-14, 2018.
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section alumna Vivene Salmon (LL.B. 2009) recently sat down with the Canadian Bar Association’s National Magazine to discuss her upcoming term as Vice-President of the CBA for 2018-2019.
On September 12, 2018, the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics will welcome Professor Robert Geyer and Professor Thomas Webb from Lancaster University, UK, for a special talk entitled “Thinking about complexity and health: the implications of complexity theory for health policy and law.”
Neuberger-Jesin Professor John Packer visited Zimbabwe for two-and-a-half weeks in July-August as one of only two Canadian members of The Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) for Zimbabwe’s historic post-Mugabe general elections.
From July 16-21, 2018, uOttawa welcomed 25 remarkable women peacebuilders from over two dozen countries, including Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, Myanmar, Colombia and South Sudan for an innovative new seminar and certificate course on gendered and inclusive mediation. The event was hosted by uOttawa’s Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC), under the guidance of Common Law professor, and Director of the HRREC, John Packer. Click here to read more about this incredible initiative.
Dean Adam Dodek, Professor Errol Mendes and Honourary Doctorate Recipient Cindy Blackstock (D.U. 2018) have been appointed to the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights (RWCHR) Senior Fellows Initiative.