Thursday, October 8, 2020

Human Rights 102: Human Rights Mechanisms

Location Online
Time 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tickets FREE SESSION

Human Rights Webinar Series

Facilitated by the  John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights

The foundations for human rights workshops introduce participants to the international architecture and history of human rights as well as the values and pillars of human rights including provision, protection, participation and remedy. Participants gain understanding of how human rights are relevant to local issues and are introduced to the national and provincial legislation that exists to support human rights.

Note: Zoom details will be shared the day before the event.Certificates of Participation will be available for attendees.Please follow the links below to register for any of the sessions you are interested in attending in the series. As the intention is to have interactive webinars, seating is limited. Register early.We kindly ask that if you register and later find you are unable to attend, please cancel your registration (on Eventbrite or by emailing shelley.jackson@portagecollege.ca) so people on the waitlist can be notified of ticket availability.

In this session, participants will learn about the mechanisms that exist for human rights complaints to be heard provincially, federally and internationally. Advocates will learn about the concepts of protected grounds and the protected areas within the Alberta Human Rights Act and the Canadian Human Rights Act and gain understanding what makes a valid human rights complaint.

Register online: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/human-rights-102-human-rights-mechanisms-tickets-111337948802

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