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  • From the Field: Building a Career in Human Rights With Vicki Prais

    Friday, September 17th at 12:00 pm (noon) EDT (presentation with Q&A to follow)  The Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR) Board is pleased to offer a back to school event open to all students and recent graduates from Canadian University Chapters of CLAIHR. As we transition back … Read more »

  • Canada Day Statement

    July 1, 2021 This Canada Day, CLAIHR believes there is no better opportunity to stand firmly in solidarity with Indigenous peoples and reflect upon the hundreds of Indigenous children whose remains have been found buried on the grounds of several former residential schools across Canada in the past … Read more »

  • CLAIHR Letter to PM Trudeau: Support the waiver on IP rights on COVID vaccines

    While developed nations gradually bring the COVID-19 crisis under control through vaccinations, it continues to take a destructive toll on the Global South. Of the one billion COVID-19 vaccines administered globally, only 0.2% were administered to low-income countries. This is a product of global in … Read more »

  • THE COVID-19 CRISIS: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS SHOULD NOT SUPERSEDE THE RIGHT TO HEALTH

    Could you patent the sun? – Polio vaccine inventor, Jonas Saulk  By Harmit Sarai and Karen Segal The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a public health emergency of international concern on January 30, 2020, and a pandemic on March 11, 2020. At the time of writing, over 1 … Read more »

  • Screening of The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel

    Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 7 pm EDT With Intro and Q&A by Filmmaker Joel BakanModerated by Audrey Macklin We are thrilled to announce that CLAIHR’s 2021 fundraiser will be a screening of The New Corporation with introduction and Q&A by filmmaker and UBC law prof, Joel Bakan, moderated by UT law prof … Read more »