The 2022-23 Shaar Shalom Lecture featuring: The Honorable Bob Rae and Lieutenant-General (ret) The Honorable Roméo A. Dallaire
International human rights and Canada's role in a polarized world
As part of the Shaar Shalom Lecture Series, please join two of Canada's most distinguished speakers, UN Ambassador to the United Nations, The Honorable Bob Rae and The Honorable Lieutenant-General (ret) Roméo Dallaire, Founder of the Dallaire Institute for Children, Peace, and Security. This discussion will be moderated by Dr. Shelly Whitman, Executive Director of the Dallaire Institute for Children, Peace and Security at Dalhousie University.
Ambassador Rae will discuss his perspective on Canada's current role at the United Nations and the challenges of promoting International Human Rights during a time of polarization of politics around the globe. Lt. General Dallaire will discuss his perspective on the need for Canada's role to be reassessed in global world politics to ensure the protection of human rights if we are to achieve new approaches to global peace and security.
McInnes Room, Dalhousie Student Union Building,
2nd floor 6136 University Avenue Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
This event will be held in person and presented via live stream on the Dalhousie YouTube channel.
Registration is required.
Please register here to attend the in-person or virtual event.
ASL interpretation will be provided onstage and on livestream.
Free and open to the public
The Shaar Shalom Lecture at Dalhousie University is a significant annual lecture made possible through the generosity of the Shaar Shalom Synagogue of Halifax. The Shaar Shalom’s unique partnership with Dalhousie University seeks to explore the broad themes of tolerance, multiculturalism, diversity, and difference in contemporary society, and demonstrates our shared interest in bringing in-depth discussion of these themes to wider civil society.
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