We are proud to present the “International Conference on Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity,” a crucial gathering of minds dedicated to addressing the most grave violations of human rights globally. This significant event will be hosted in partnership with:
- The Alliance of Genocide Victim Communities
- Human Rights Action Group
- Amnesty University of Toronto Scarborough
- MSA University of Toronto Scarborough
- Amnesty International at York
It will take place on December 2 and 3, 2023, from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST, hosted at the prestigious University of Toronto, Scarborough.
Demonstrating our steadfast dedication to nurturing awareness, accountability, and justice, we are bestowing a scholarship of $500 each to four outstanding students. The winners will be raffled from the attendees of the two-day conference, recognizing their zeal and commitment to the cause of human rights.
Our distinguished lineup of speakers includes:
– Former Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada.
– A dedicated Amnesty member for two decades, his journey began during his student years at Dalhousie University.
– Mr. Neve has undertaken research missions to numerous nations, advocating for human rights and justice.
– An accomplished international human rights lawyer based in Toronto.
– Renowned for advising organizations on justice and accountability for atrocity crimes and human rights abuses worldwide.
– Recognized with prestigious awards, including the 2022 Hon. David Kilgour Global Humanitarian Leader of the Year Award.
– Award-winning international human rights lawyer, author, and researcher based in Winnipeg.
– Appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 2008 and nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on forced organ harvesting.
– A senior fellow at the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights.
– A distinguished member from the Alliance of Genocide Victim Communities
- Documentary Filmmaker
- Human Rights Defender
- Assistant Professor in Criminology at Lakehead University, holding a Ph.D. in Forensic Psychology and an M.A. in Criminology.
- Credentialed Evaluator (CE) and has significant experience in both research and teaching.
- Research interests include topics such as investigative interviewing, policing, program evaluation, radicalization, and hate crimes.
Dr. Peter J. Stoett:
- Serves as the Dean of Social Science and Humanities at Ontario Tech University in Oshawa, Ontario.
- Previously, was the founding Director of the Loyola Sustainability Research Centre and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Concordia University in Montreal.
- Research expertise spans international relations and law, global environmental politics, human rights, biodiversity conservation policy, transnational environmental crime, climate justice, and genocide and war crimes prevention and punishment.
- Senior Consultant at the Wayamo Foundation and an Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of the Fraser Valley in Canada.
- His research primarily centers on topics related to the investigation and prosecution of international crimes, mass atrocity responses, and prevention.
- Delves into the impacts of International Criminal Court (ICC) interventions on conflict, peace, and justice, capacity-building for accountability in international crimes, and the connection between mass atrocities and transnational organized crime.
- Possesses extensive expertise in global and public health, international development, humanitarian affairs, conflict and security matters, human rights, and diplomacy.
- Has held leadership positions in various sectors, including government, the United Nations system, international organizations like the International Red Cross and Red Crescent, civil society, and academia.
- An accomplished author and a sought-after public speaker in the media.
Ewelina U. Ochab:
- Lawyer, human rights advocate, and author, known for her work on genocide and the persecution of ethnic and religious minorities globally.
- Program lawyer with the IBA's Human Rights Institute and co-founder of the Coalition for Genocide Response.
- Authored numerous reports for the UN, focused on issues such as conflict-related sexual violence, abductions and illegal adoptions of Ukrainian children in Russia, and is credited with proposing the establishment of the UN International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief on August 22.
Our conference aims to delve into critical issues related to genocide and crimes against humanity, promoting awareness, accountability, and justice. We invite scholars, activists, and global citizens to participate in this significant dialogue.
Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with leading experts and join the global conversation on the most pressing human rights challenges. Register today to secure your place at the “International Conference on Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity.”
Together, we can work towards a world where justice prevails and human rights are upheld.
We look forward to your participation in this transformative event.
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