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    September 29, 2017
    Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is too important to take place in a piecemeal or haphazard way. 

    That’s why Amnesty International has joined with Indigenous Peoples' organizations and other partners to call on the federal government to embrace and build on the framework offered by a private members bill, Bill C-262, that is now before Parliament.

    September 05, 2017

    Write for Rights is around the corner! Learn how you can get invovled. 

    September 05, 2017

    Join an activism roundtable in your community! 

    September 01, 2017

    Learn how to acknowledge Indigenous territories at public events and meetings. 

    August 30, 2017

    Human rights are under threat. So are the people who defend human rights. Learn more about Amnesty's We Defend campaign to protect the rights of human rights defenders.

    August 30, 2017

    Vigils are being held across Canada on October 4 to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people. Learn about how to get involved in your community.

    August 29, 2017

    Part one in a series about building meaningful solidarity. 

    August 29, 2017

    Learn how to take action for refugees as part of Amnesty International's I Welcome campaign. 

    July 18, 2017

    Police have detained two leaders of Amnesty International within the space of a month. These arrests are just the latest in an escalating human rights crisis.Thousands, including political activists, lawyers, journalists and others critical of government policy in Turkey are facing criminal prosecutions on trumped up terrorism charges. Take action now! 

    March 20, 2017

    Take action to support water defenders under dangerous attack in Central America. 

    February 24, 2017

    Popular companies such as Nestle, Colgate, and Kellog`s are selling food and cosmetics containing palm oil tainted by schocking human rights abuses. 

    January 24, 2017

    Amnesty International is pressing the Canadian government to take decisive action on human rights at home and on the world stage during 2017. The call comes as we release our annual Human Rights Agenda for Canada, pressing the federal government to build on progress seen in 2016 while addressing ongoing serious human rights shortcomings.

    Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Priorities, Partnerships, and Next Steps

    21 November. 2017

    Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau

    9:00 – 17:00

    Free admission / Entrée gratuite

    Lunch provided / Repas compris

    Optional donation / Don facultative

     

    Webcast / Webdiffusion: livestream.com/uqo

    Facebook: goo.gl/eKtHpz

    Eventbrite: goo.gl/byNYZ5

    Coalition for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples /

    Coalition canadienne pour les droits des peuples autochtones: chrip.ca

     

    Opening Reception (in person only, not webcast)

    20 November 2017

    Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau

     

    18:30 – 21:00

    The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould

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