Plan to attend this panel discussion about the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, moderated by Prof. David Macdonald. This high-profile panel features:
- Sheryl Lightfoot, Canada Research Chair in Global Indigenous Rights and Politics and Associate Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Indigenous Studies, University of British Columbia
- Paul Joffe, Human rights attorney specializing in Indigenous peoples’ rights, including international human rights, member of the Ontario and Quebec bars
- Jennifer Preston, Indigenous rights coordinator, Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers)
Looking for more on this topic? Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde is on campus to present Honouring Promises: Advancing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples the same evening.