Monday, Nov. 4: Combating the Tragic Faw in Global Governance, Human Rights and International Law

Event Notice

Monday, November 4, 2013

“Combating the Tragic Flaw in Global Governance, Human Rights and International Law: Canada and the Canadian Champions”

11:00 – 1:00 p.m.

CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street, Room K450

Please join Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs for a talk by Errol P. Mendes, a Visiting Fellow with the Human Rights Program, and a lawyer, author, and professor at the University of Ottawa. Mendes has been an advisor to corporations, governments, civil society groups and the United Nations, where he assisted in the development of the UN Global Compact. He has acted as a human rights Tribunal and Boards of Inquiry adjudicator in Canada, as an international arbitrator on several occasions, served in the highest levels of the Canadian federal public service in the Privy Council Office of the Government of Canada, and most recently served as a Visiting Professional at the International Criminal Court. His areas of expertise include private and public sector governance and social responsibility, international law, constitutional law, and human rights law and policy.

Please RSVP to [email protected] or call 617-495-3671.