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Organized By : Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

AI and Human Rights

The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS), a partner of GAAMAC, will hold its annual Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Human Rights Forum from 25 to 29 April 2022. The Forum will be hybrid, taking place both online and in person.  

The complex challenges posed by AI require multilateral solutions and engagement. As a leading platform for the discussion of emerging technologies and human rights, MIGS’ AI and Human Rights Forum has gained attention from international tech experts, human rights leaders, and policymakers, and has garnered support from Global Affairs Canada and The Netherlands Embassy in Canada.

More information and links to register will follow soon.


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Organized By : Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) Executive Director Kyle Matthews will interview Kenneth Roth, Executive Director at Human Rights Watch.

Covered Topics :

  • Global overview of the state of human rights
  • Promoting human rights in the foreign policy of states
  • The impact of climate change on human rights
  • Human rights in the post-Covid pandemic economic recovery

Discussion will be in English.

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Organized By : Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

The Montreal Institute of Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS), in collaboration with United Tegaru Canada is hosting a virtual discussion to shine light on the ongoing humanitarian crisis occurring in northern Ethiopia's Tigray Region.

The event will be livestreamed on MIGS' Facebook and Youtube pages and more information is available on this link


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Jun
2021

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Organized By : Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

#RightsCity is Canada's premier conference at the intersection of human rights and technology. This event is organized in partnership with the Raoul Wallenberg Center for Human Rights, the Department of National Defense, the UOttawa Human Rights Research and Education Center, the Embassy of the Netherlands, GAAMAC, the US Embassy, and under the patronage of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. Now in its third year, this event will be held online in light of the pandemic.

This event will take place over four days and will feature keynote addresses and panel discussions from leading global experts working at the intersection of technology and human rights.

Panels will be streamed live on YouTube and Facebook. To register and learn more, follow this link


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Organized By : Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

This event brings together experts to discuss, reflect, and review current thinking on atrocity prevention approaches. Furthermore, the panelists will explore ways to strengthen global action, spur new collaborations, improve our understanding and complement ongoing global efforts on addressing atrocity prevention.

Thu, May 13, 2021 |11 am ET - 5 PM CEST

Speakers:

  • Alice Nderitu, UN Secretary General's Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide
  • Lt-General Roméo Dallaire, former Canadian Senator, MIGS Distinguished Senior Fellow.
  • David Donat Cattin, Secretary-General, Parliamentarians for Global Action
  • Kyle Matthews, Executive Director of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (moderator)

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