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06-14-24 | human rights, Human Rights, Public Law, Student Projects

ICLMG: Pioneering Legal Change Through Small Organisations

A group of law students sought to understand how small organizations can significantly influence the protection of civil liberties in Canada. As part of a visual advocacy project, they focused on the activities of the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group (ICLMG). Through the personal journey of Tim McSorley, one of the two staff members at the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group (ICLMG), law students explore the unconventional paths to involvement in national security.

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05-31-24 | Legislative process, Public Law, Student Projects

Political leadership: Reflections from a Federal Minister’s Chief of Staff

The position of Chief of Staff is of paramount importance in the Canadian government. This video introduces the duties and responsibilities of a Chief of Staff, while clarifying the complex processes by which bills, and public policy issues are translated into tangible action.

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11-27-23 | Agri-food law and policy, Environmental Law, Public Law

Tackling food waste: A recipe for change

Approximately 1.3 billion tons of food go to waste each year. The economic losses, and the impact of food waste on the environment are problems that we can no longer afford to ignore. Professor Heather McLeod-Kilmurray has been at the forefront of addressing sustainable food systems since 2016. She exposes the risks and impacts of food loss and waste, explaining the need for coordinated, global food waste reduction strategies.

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11-22-23 | Criminal Law, Human Rights, International, Public Law

At the Crossroads: A Crucial Discourse on Human Rights and International Justice

International justice is at a critical juncture. There is a poignant need today for dialogue that transcends time and speaks to the universality of human rights. The Wallenberg Centre, in collaboration with the University of Ottawa presented the 2023 Elie Wiesel Distinguished Lectureship in Human Rights with Mr. Karim Khan, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, as guest lecturer. Mr. Khan’s insights shed light on the challenges our world faces and the urgency for action against ongoing atrocities and human rights violations.

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