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  • The 2022-23 Shaar Shalom Lecture featuring: The Honorable Bob Rae and Lieutenant-General (ret) The Honorable Roméo A. Dallaire
    March 30, 2023, 7:00 PM

    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.

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