Announcing the Nicole LaViolette Friends of Lambda Prize
The Lambda Foundation is proud to announce that it has renamed its award at the University of Ottawa the Nicole LaViolette Friends of Lambda Prize
. The Foundation has chosen to honour Professor LaViolette
in this way because she exemplifies leadership and achievement both in terms of her scholarly work on LGBT legal issues and her personal commitment to human rights.
Aga Khan Foundation Canada: 2014-2015 International Fellowship Program
Recruitment for the Aga Khan Foundation Canada 2014-2015 International Fellowship Program is now open. The International Fellowship Program offers an extraordinary training program and an eight-month overseas placement to recent university graduates and young professionals between the ages of 18 and 30. Click here for more information
The Kololian Family Scholarship for International Law Students
This scholarship enables two law graduates – one ethnic Chinese from China, and one ethnic Tibetan from either China or from the Tibetan community outside of China – to travel to Canada for a 12-month period to earn a Master of Laws Degree (LLM) at the University of Ottawa.
Three Faculty of Law Students Visit The Hague for 12th Assembly of States Parties
Three law students, representing the University of Ottawa’s Human Rights Research and Education Centre
, will visit The Hague from November 20-28, 2013 to take part in the 12th Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court as part of the ICC Legal Tools Project.
Prof. LaViolette Addresses LGBTI Refugee Issues at IGC Meeting and in Amman, Jordan
Professor Nicole LaViolette
was the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees
(IGC) held on November 6-7, 2013 in Geneva. She then assisted in a training program for refugee relief workers in Amman, Jordan.
French Common Law Program Renews the Programme pré-droit (Pre-law Program)
The French Common Law Program is proud to announce that, courtesy of a grant from the Department of Justice, funding has been renewed for the Programme pré-droit (Pre-law Program), which assists new Francophone or Francophile immigrants who have little or no previous academic training in Canada. It is the first program of its kind in any Canadian law school.
Taking Stock of the International Criminal Court’s First Decade
On November 26, 2013
, the Centre for International Policy Studies will host a lecture entitled “Taking Stock of the International Criminal Court’s First Decade,” featuring guest speaker Philippe Kirsch, former president of the International Criminal Court, at 12:30 p.m. in room 4004 of the Social Sciences Building
, 120 University Street. Click here for more information
International Law Speaker Series Welcomes Former Prime Minister of Jordan
On November 13, 2013
, the International Law Speaker Series will welcome the former prime minister of Jordan, the Honourable Awn Al-Khasawneh, for a lecture entitled “The Judiciary and the Rule of Law.” The lecture will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Fauteux Hall, room 351
Faculty of Law Team Excels at Foreign Direct Investment Moot
A team of four students from the Faculty of Law delivered an excellent showing at the 2013 Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot
held from October 24-26, 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany, finishing in the top eight out of 72 schools from around the world.