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February 2019

“Canada, Oil and World Politics: The Real Story of Today’s Conflict Zones – Irqa, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine and More”

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Balsillie School of International Affairs, Room 1-43, 67 Erb Street West
Waterloo, Ontario Canada
Free

This free public lecture by John Foster, based on his new book “Oil and World Politics: The real story of today’s conflict zones – Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine and more”, covers the geopolitics of oil-producing countries, transit countries, and the Big Powers as well as Canada in the great “petroleum game.” Foster explores military interventions, tensions around international waterways, and the use of sanctions or political interference related to the petroleum trade. Drawing on his experience as a petroleum economist,…

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March 2019

“Exploring Humanitarian Law” Educator Training

March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 2 @ 5:00 pm EST
University of Ottawa Faculty of Education, LAMOUREUX HALL (LMX), 145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier private
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5 Canada
Free

Register here The Canadian Red Cross helps disseminate International Humanitarian Law (IHL) to government bodies, the armed forces, academia, policy makers, teachers and youth.  They hold a number of events across the country to help educate Canadians on the importance of IHL and to foster dialogue on contemporary challenges and debates.

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Beyond repair? Mayan women’s protagonism in the aftermath of genocidal harm

March 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Western University, Social Science Centre
London, Ontario N6A 5C2 Canada
Free

The Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction, based at Western University, is pleased to host Alison Crosby (York University) who will give a talk entitled: Beyond repair? Mayan women’s protagonism in the aftermath of genocidal harm. The talk will take place from 1:30-2:30 pm on Mar. 6, 2019, in room 1225 of University College at Western. Open to all, no registration required.

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“Peace Operations and International Humanitarian Law – Mali and Beyond”

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6 Canada
Free

Join the Canadian Red Cross as they examine how International Humanitarian Law (IHL) applies to peace operations during armed conflict. This conference will bring together experts in the field, including academics, practitioners and representatives from the International Committee of the Red Cross, to discuss IHL challenges arising in contemporary multinational peace operations in Mali and beyond. Register here Location: Senate Room at Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6 When: March 8th, 2019 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm. Registration will be from 12:30pm-1:00pm

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“Exploring Humanitarian Law” Educator Training

March 14 @ 9:00 am - March 15 @ 4:00 pm CDT
Canadian Red Cross, 1111 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
Free

Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) educator training utilizes an easy-to-use, adaptable toolkit aimed at students 13 – 18 years of age. The content of the EHL educator training complements academic subjects such as social studies, history, law, and language arts. Includes instruction from Canadian Red Cross personnel and trained local teachers currently using the EHL curriculum in their classrooms. Participants receive the Exploring Humanitarian Law toolkit, Canada and Conflict toolkit, and certificate of completion. Register here The Canadian Red Cross helps disseminate International Humanitarian Law (IHL)…

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