Human Rights in the 21st Century:
Honouring the Honourable Irwin Cotler, PC
Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2016 | Saskatoon, SK
About the conference
The conference will honour Keynote Speaker, The Honourable Irwin Cotler PC, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. Bringing together nationally and internationally prominent speakers, this conference will provide attendees a unique opportunity to learn about issues of human rights in Canada and abroad. Topics will include political prisoners, human trafficking, domestic incarceration, refugees, slavery, and education.
This event is presented by Paul Finkelman, Ariel F. Sallows Chair of Human Rights at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan. The Ariel F. Sallows Chair of Human Rights was the first endowed chair at the College of Law and supports courses and research in human rights at both the undergraduate and graduate level.