MEDIA ADVISORY — Children’s Rights: Making Canada better for young people with Jean-Yves Duclos, Jim Munson and Irwin Elman

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2016

 

The University of Ottawa’s Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory on the Rights of the Child invites members of the media to attend a series of events on children’s rights on Tuesday, November 22, 2016.

  1. Children’s rights: Making Canada work better for young people with Irwin Elman and Senator Jim Munson

WHAT: Conference on children’s rights presented by:

Irwin Elman, provincial advocate for children and youth in Ontario

- Senator Jim Munson, Chair of the Senate Human Rights Committee

WHEN: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

WHERE: Fauteux Hall, Room 147 (57 Louis Pasteur, University of Ottawa | map)

  1. Workshop and speech by the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

WHAT: Workshop on how children's rights can improve intergovernmental progress for children in Canada followed by a speech by the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

WHEN: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 1:15 p.m. (the speech will be delivered at 3:30 p.m. following the workshop)

WHERE: Alex Trebek Alumni Hall, Johnson Hall (157 Louis Pasteur, University of Ottawa | map)

The Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory on the Rights of the Child (IRLRC) aims to create a national and international network of researchers and practitioners from various child-related disciplines. Discussion among the many specialists will result in a transfer of knowledge and information, practical on-the-ground benefits, and the development of future joint training and research opportunities between members of academia and front-line workers.

Media inquiries

Sarah Foster
Media Relations Officer
Cell: 613-762-2908
sarah.foster@uOttawa.ca

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