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Doctrines Adrift?

Louise Arbour became President & CEO of the International Crisis Group in 2009 after serving as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.  Ms. Arbour began an academic career in 1974 at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in Toronto and was subsequently appointed judge to the Supreme Court of Ontario (1987) and the Court of Appeal for Ontario (1990), as well as President of a Commission of inquiry for an investigation into the Prison for Women in Kingston, Ontario (1995). In 1996, Ms.

French
Sub-title: 
Are Justice, the Responsibility to Protect and Peacekeeping Missions Contributing to Peace?
Date: 
Friday 4 October 2013 à 02 h 00
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Doctrines Adrift?

Louise Arbour became President & CEO of the International Crisis Group in 2009 after serving as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.  Ms. Arbour began an academic career in 1974 at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in Toronto and was subsequently appointed judge to the Supreme Court of Ontario (1987) and the Court of Appeal for Ontario (1990), as well as President of a Commission of inquiry for an investigation into the Prison for Women in Kingston, Ontario (1995). In 1996, Ms.

English
Sub-title: 
Are Justice, the Responsibility to Protect and Peacekeeping Missions Contributing to Peace?
Date: 
Friday, 4 October 2013 - 2:00 am
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Health Care in Danger: Public Panel

This panel will feature a number of experts working in conflict and emergency situations who will engage in a discussion on the challenges involved in delivering health care to populations safely. Speakers will include experts from the Canadian Red Cross, the International Committee of the Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), as well as local hospital directors, who will provide direct perspectives from the field. Participants will have an opportunity to ask panelists questions and engage in a discussion on the topic more broadly.

English
Date: 
Friday, 27 September 2013 - 12:00 pm
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The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan

GRAEME SMITH, International Crisis Group, Kabul, Afghanistan.

French
Date: 
Thursday 26 September 2013 à 12 h 00
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The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan

GRAEME SMITH, International Crisis Group, Kabul, Afghanistan.

English
Date: 
Thursday, 26 September 2013 - 12:00 pm
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Debate: Is Canada's Policy Towards Iran Misguided?

JOHN MUNDY, Université d’Ottawa.
SHIMON FOGEL, Centre consultatif des relations juives et israéliennes.

French
Date: 
Wednesday 25 September 2013 à 12 h 00
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Debate: Is Canada's Policy Towards Iran Misguided?

JOHN MUNDY, Université d’Ottawa.
SHIMON FOGEL, Centre consultatif des relations juives et israéliennes.

English
Date: 
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 - 12:00 pm
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The Politics of Precedent in International Law

KRZYSZTOF J. PELC, McGill University.

Although formal binding precedent does not exist in international law, countries nonetheless expend considerable resources to shape legal precedent. In the international trade regime, some disputes are initiated to gain market access in response to domestic interests, while others are filed primarily to build favorable precedent for future cases of greater commercial value. Using a social network analysis of judicial citations, this talk will discuss evidence for the existence of “test cases” in international trade law.

English
Sub-title: 
A Social Network Application
Date: 
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 - 12:00 pm
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