Professor Irwin Cotler

The community conference, Justice and Accountability, took place at Vanier College, March 30-31, 2017.  It was co-sponsored by the Holocaust and Genocide Prevention Foundation and the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights.

Many distinguished international experts on Antisemitism and legal issues addressed the topic. Dr. Charles Small, Director, Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy, Senator Murray Sinclair, former Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Canada’s former Attorney General, Professor Irwin Cotler, and Kimberly Mann, Chief of the Education Outreach Division of the United Nations Department of Public Information Global Outreach were among the presenters.  Panel discussions included; Justice and Accountability: None is Too Many: How Far Have We Come?, Indigenous People: Justice and Accountability, and Pursuing Justice for Political Prisoners.

Vanier students and the public-at-large eagerly attended over the two days, and many others participated via Internet Livestream.

Watch Mountain Lake Journal’s coverage of the conference

Vanier Conference

Missed the conference?  You can watch it at at Watch Vanier Conference