Media Advisory - Global Conference on Human Rights, Democracy and the Fragility of Freedom at McGill University
MONTREAL, March 21, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Human conflict harms human rights, so in a world rife with conflict, human rights are regularly at risk. A three-day conference where more than two dozen of the world's top figures in human rights will examine democratic citizenship and the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms starts tonight. The McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) and the McGill Faculty of Law hosts the Echenberg Family Conference, "Democracy, Human Rights and the Fragility of Freedom", beginning this evening with a free opening plenary session. The event will be held at Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 Mansfield Street, Montreal on March 21-23, 2013.
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