ONLINE – November 10th 2020 Waterloo International Humanitarian Law Conference

Disability and IHL Universal Approach poster
Join us as we explore legal protections that International Humanitarian Law (IHL) provide for persons with disabilities in the situation of armed conflict. The conference will be held over a period of two days ONLINE and will bring together experts from the field of IHL and Disability Rights including academics, practitioners and representatives from the Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement.

Do Human Rights Treaties Matter: Making the Case for the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities
Opening address by Arlene Kanter, an expert in International and Comparative Disability Law
Date: November 9, 2020
Conference: 7:00 – 8:15PM EST
Location: ONLINE via ZOOM
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Disability and IHL: Universal Approach conference
Conference agenda is located here 

Date:   November 10, 2020
Conference: 11:30AM - 2:30PM EST
Location: ONLINE via ZOOM
To register: scroll down to the registration form on this page

Closed Captioning will be available at both events.
This conference is eligible towards the Law Society of Upper Canada’s (LSUC) CPD requirements as Substantive Hours only. Please note that this program is not accredited for Professionalism Hours or the New Member Requirement. Please Visit the LSCU’s CPD Eligible Educational Activities webpage for more information
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