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CIC Winnipeg: The Rohingya Crisis: Options for Canadian Foreign Policy

November 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST

Description

Our panel of experts will discuss Canada’s diplomatic response to the Rohingya crisis.

What next, now that Canada has declared that the actions of the Government of Myanmar against its Rohingya minority constitutes genocide and has revoked the honorary citizenship of Myanmar’s head of state, former political prisoner and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi?

Speakers’ Biographies

  • John Packer is Neuberger-Jesin Professor of International Conflict Resolution in the Faculty of Law, and Director of the Human Rights Research and Education centre, at the University of Ottawa.
  • Dr Kawser Ahmed is the Executive Director of the Conflict and resiliency Research Institute, Canada – CRRIC.
  • Dr Helal Mohiuddin is the Director of Research and Communication at the CRRIC.
  • Dr Jodi Giesbrecht is the manager of Research & Curation at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, where she oversees the Museum’s research, curatorial, and oral history programs.

Registration

Free registration via Evenbrite

Everyone is welcome. Parking is available at The Forks. The CMHR is accessible and accessible by Winnipeg Transit.

Contact person: Robert Nash – winnipeg@thecic.org

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Venue

Canadian Museum for Human Rights
85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, Manitona R3C 0L5 Canada
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