MEDIA ADVISORY: Symposium on the Rights of the Child

Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory on the Rights of the Child and the Chaire de recherche en éducation et francophonie of the University of Ottawa invite members of the media to a symposium entitled Children’s Rights in the Service of Education, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Gilles Julien.

A panel of experts will join Dr. Julien for a discussion on children’s rights.

WHAT: Children’s Rights in the Service of Education with Dr. Gilles Julien
WHEN: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Fauteux Hall, Room 302 (57 Louis Pasteur | map)


Angela Aucoin (Université de Moncton)
Cornelia Schneider (Mount Saint Vincent University)
Richard Maclure (University of Ottawa)
Virginia Caputo (Carleton University)
Vincent Kazmierski (Carleton University)

A bilingual question period will follow the symposium.

About Dr. Gilles Julien
Gilles Julien is a social pediatrician and founding president of the Fondation Dr. Julien, which provides help to children and families with vulnerable backgrounds. The foundation’s mission is to enable children to grow and develop to their full potential and to ensure that all children’s rights under the Convention on the Rights of the Child are respected.

Media inquiries

Mila Roy
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Cell: 613-762-2908

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