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.
Faculty of Law alumni Lindsey Park (J.D. 2013), Amanda Simard (J.D. 2013) and Effie Triantafilopoulos (LL.B. 1976) have been appointed as Parliamentary Assistants as part of Premier Doug Ford’s government.
The uOttawa Refugee Hub, based at the Common Law Section, and the Faculty of Social Sciences are partnering with Professor James Milner of Carleton University on a $2.5 million partnership grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The project, titled Civil Society and the Global Refugee Regime: Understanding and Enhancing Impact through the Implementation of Global Refugee Policy, will explore how civil society can better respond to the needs of the world’s refugees.