June 24, 2018: Université de Moncton offers international summer course on 'Rights of the Child'

Featuring themes such as universality and realization of children’s rights in early childhood and educational services, and the right to education, the Université de Moncton is offering the seventh edition of its summer course on the Rights of the Child.  With a focus on Articles 28 and 29 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, keynote speakers include a social pediatrician, a special rapporteur to the UN, a high-profile philanthropist, and Renate Winters, Chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Location: Moncton, Canada

Event website - Université de Moncton

Canada Education

June 25, 2018: Université de Montréal offers summer course on women in international security

The Université de Montréal offers a week-long summer course on women in international security, led by Stéfanie von Hlatky of Queen’s University and Marie-Joëlle Zahar of Université de Montréal. The course brings together academics and policymakers to discuss the role of women in international security and how including a gender perspective may influence the analysis and management of global-security issues. It aims to equip participants with an understanding of the complex issues of gender and international security, as well as to inform participants as to how they can incorporate gender into their own analyses.

Location: Montreal, Canada

Event website - Université de Montréal (in French) 


July 16, 2018: University of Toronto hosts discussion on Asian labor migration

The University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs hosts Michele Ford, Director of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre at the University of Sydney, to discuss her current research on the role of civil society in challenging labor migration regimes in seven Asian countries. Ford is expected to touch upon the history of migration flows in Asia, as well as the ways that employment relations and migration merge to influence migrant activism.

Location: Toronto, Canada

Event website – Munk School of Global Affairs