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Annual Jean-Gabriel Castel Conference on International Law and International Organizations

Mar 12, 2014, 5:30pm-7pm

Featured speaker: Jacques P. Gauthier, international human rights lawyer
Topic: International Law and the Issue of Sovereignty over Jerusalem

Jacques P. Gauthier (BA '69, Carleton University; LLB '72, University of Ottawa; PhD '07, Graduate Institute of International Studies, University of Geneva) is the principal and founder of Gauthier & Associates, an international law firm established in Toronto in 1984. He is the founder of the Canadian foundation Justice for Children & Youth. He received an award for dedicated service to the profession from the Canadian Bar Association (Ontario) in 1989. In 2011, his presentations included the Dutch Parliament (the Hague, May 31), the European Parliament (Brussels, June 1), the Italian Senate (Rome, July 1),the Legion of Honour Museum (Paris, July 5), the Basel Conference (Basel, Aug. 29 to 31), as well as presentations before the US Congress in Washington and Columbia University in New York (fall of 2011). Gauthier has also acted as legal counsel to a number of states including Spain, Mexico and France, which made him a Chevalier de l'Ordre du Mérite in 2000. He has served as acting chair and vice-chair of the International Centre for Human Rights & Democratic Development and led a human rights mission to China in November 2009 on behalf of this organization.

Date: Wednesday, March 12
Time: 5:30pm
Location: BMO Conference Centre, Glendon Hall, Glendon College, 2275 Bayview Ave.

RSVP at events@glendon.yorku.ca. The lecture will be bilingual.


Location:BMO Conference Centre, Glendon Hall, Glendon College
Posted by:Marion Frankian
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