January 15, 2017
MIGS’ Non-Resident Fellow Michael Petrou will be the guest speaker at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, where he will give a lecture on ISIS propaganda and its role in the Yazidi genocide. The lecture will be followed by a conversation between Mr. Petrou and President and CEO of the Canadian Human Rights Museum, John Young. Full details and registration are available here.
January 22, 2018
MIGS will be hosting a seminar featuring H.E. Per Sjögren, Sweden’s Ambassador to Canada titled “Freedom of Expression: A Discussion with the Swedish Ambassador to Canada”. Full details and registration are available here.
February 6, 2018
MIGS is organizing a panel discussion, titled “The State of Human Rights in Ethiopia” to explore and understand the human rights situation in Ethiopia. The event will take place in the John Molson Building from 9:30am-12pm. Those interested in attending should contact MIGS firstname.lastname@example.org
February 8, 2018
In partnership with the Montreal Holocaust Museum, the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism and the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, MIGS will collaborate on the event “Warnings from the Rohingya”. The event will feature discussion with Payam Akhavan, Professor at McGill University’s Faculty of Law and the Honourable Bob Rae, Canada's Special Envoy to Myanmar. Full details and registration are available here.
March 19-23, 2018
MIGS, in collaboration with the Romeo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, Dalhousie University and Public Safety Canada, will host a week-long conference at Concordia University titled, “Building Connections”. The events will provide a forum for community organizations, law enforcement, governments and researchers to showcase best practices on preventing violent extremism and radicalization leading to violence within a Canadian context. The conference will showcase the latest developments in research, cutting edge training, tools and interventions, as well as multi-agency approaches, and provide a springboard for future collaborative work.