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Professional Training Program on the Prevention of Mass Atrocities

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 10:00am

On June 1-3, 2016, the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University in partnership with World Policy Institute is organizing a three-day professional training program on the prevention of mass atrocity crimes. This unique course is tailored to mid- to senior-level professionals interested in human rights, countering violent extremism, and the prevention of mass atrocity crimes and conflict. The training program will be divided into several thematic sessions presented by internationally-recognized experts in the field of human rights and international affairs, and will also include keynote addresses, simulation games, and panel discussions.

The program will take place at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Additional information about participation in the program can be found here.

Speakers include:

  • MP Hélène Laverdière
  • The Honourable Lt.-Gen. Roméo Dallaire
  • Bill Wiley (Commission for International Justice and Accountability)
  • Paul Dewar (Fellow with Canadian Global Affairs Institute, Chair Ottawa Centre Refugee Action, former MP Ottawa Centre)
  • Naomi Kikoler (U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum)
  • Walter Dorn (Royal Military College of Canada)
  • Laura-Julie Perreault (La Presse)
  • Sally Smith (The Nexus Fund)
  • And more!

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