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Evening with Prof. Michael Lynk, UN Special Rapporteur on Palestine

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

| $25

In March 2016, the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed Professor Michael Lynk as the 7th “Special Rapporteur for the human rights situation in the Palestinian Territories occupied since 1967.”

Professor Lynk will be discussing his recently released report that examines the role and challenges faced by human rights defenders in Palestine and Israel. The report can be accessed here.

Michael Lynk is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, the University of Western Ontario. He joined the Faculty in 1999, and has taught labour, human rights, constitutional and administrative law.

Professor Lynk has also taught labour law at the University of Ottawa and Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). He is a graduate of Dalhousie University (LL.B.) and Queens University (LL.M.). Before becoming an academic, he practiced labour law in Ottawa and Toronto for a decade. Professor Lynk is also an active labour arbitrator, and is a vice-chair with the Ontario Grievance Settlement Board, and has served as a vice-chair with the Ontario Public Service Grievance Board. He has written widely on the issues of labour law and human rights in the unionized Canadian workplace, and is a frequent speaker at industrial relations and labour law conferences across the country.

The Arab Canadian Lawyers Association is a legal association committed to providing professional support for the Arab legal community and advocating on behalf of the Arab community in Canada.

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