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October 31, 2018

CPIJ organizes a panel on the Rohingya at the 47th CCIL Conference

31 October 2018 – The Canadian Partnership for International Justice (CPIJ) hosts a panel at the 47th Annual Conference of the Canadian Council of International Law (CCIL). Titled “The Role of…
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October 26, 2018

CPIJ Co-Researcher Penelope Simons Receives the 2018 Walter S. Tarnopolsky Award

CPIJ Co-Researcher Penelope Simons 26 October 2018 – CPIJ Co-Researcher Penelope Simons is the recipient of the 2018 Walter S. Tarnopolsky Award. The International Commission of Jurists, who awards this prize,…
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October 18, 2018

CPIJ Co-Researcher Julia Grignon receives prestigious Paul Reuters Prize on International Humanitarian Law

18 October 2018 – CPIJ Co-Researcher Julia Grignon received yesterday the prestigious Paul Reuters Prize on International Humanitarian Law (IHL). This award was granted to crown her doctoral thesis named “L’applicabilité…
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September 19, 2018

The ICC Prosecutor is opening a Preliminary Examination on the Rohingya situation

19 September 2018 – On Monday, the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced it will open a preliminary examination concerning the alleged deportation of the…
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September 13, 2018

Al Bashir Case: CPIJ Co-Researcher Darryl Robinson presented observations before the ICC

Darryl Robinson at the hearing 12 September 2018 – CPIJ Co-Researcher Darryl Robinson was yesterday before the International Criminal Court (ICC) to orally present Amici Curiae observations on controversial questions arising…
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September 6, 2018

The ICC has jurisdiction over the alleged deportation of the Rohingya people

Today, the Pre-trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (“ICC”) ruled on the Prosecutor’s request regarding jurisdiction on the deportation of Royingha people from Myanmar to Bangladesh. This ruling…
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July 17, 2018

20 years ago, the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court was adopted

17 July 2018 – Exactly 20 years ago, the Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was adopted in Rome by a conference of 160 States. It is to mark…
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July 11, 2018

CPIJ holds its first General Assembly with two guests of honour

The first General Assembly of the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (CPIJ) was held in Montreal on 11 June 2018. Besides fruitfully brainstorming on the Partnership’s development, CPIJ had the…
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July 9, 2018

A group of experts including CPIJ members submitted an Amici Curiae to the ICC on the Al Bashir case

June 2018– On 18 June 2018, a group of experts including members of the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (CPIJ) submitted Amici Curiae observations to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on…
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June 26, 2018

CPIJ members submit Amici Curiae to the ICC concerning the Rohingya situation

June 2018 – On 18 June 2018, members of the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (CPIJ) submitted Amici Curiae observations to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on legal issues arising from the…
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June 25, 2018

A Canadian First: François Larocque is Awarded the Canadian Francophonie Research Chair in Language Rights

June 2018– On 19 June 2018, the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (CPIJ) co-researcher François Larocque was awarded the Canadian Francophonie Research Chair in Language Rights at the University of…
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June 20, 2018

Joanna Harrington receives annual CALT prize for contributions to teaching and research

June 2018 – CPIJ co-researcher Joanna Harrington was awarded the 2018 Canadian Association of Law Teachers (CALT) Prize for Academic Excellence. The price is given to honour exceptional contributions to research…
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May 31, 2018

CPIJ expert meeting on the collaboration in the prosecution of international crimes: four blogposts will be published

31 May 2018– Following the expert meeting organized by the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (CPIJ) on the collaboration between national prosecuting authorities (NPAs) and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), a series…
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May 31, 2018

Members of the Partnership will intervene as Amici Curiae before the International Criminal Court concerning the Rohingya situation

May 31, 2018– Members of the Canadian Partnership for International Justice (CPIJ) were granted leave by Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to submit observations as Amici…
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May 23, 2018

Members of the Partnership will intervene as Amici Curiæ before the International Criminal Court in the Al Bashir case

May 21, 2018 – A group of experts including members of the Canadian Partnership for International Justice were granted leave to submit observations on complicated and controversial questions about the immunity…
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April 26, 2018

Canada’s Presidency of the G7: CPIJ Submitted Recommendations to Advance Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

April 2018 – The Canadian Partnership for International Justice recently submitted a note to Ambassador Isabelle Hudon, Co-President of the Gender Equality Advisory Council for Canada’s G7 Presidency, to provide…
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March 15, 2018

Prosecution of international crimes: an expert meeting with 27 worldwide experts will take place this week in Ottawa

Ottawa, March 14th, 2018 – The expert meeting “Prosecuting International Crimes: Expert Meeting on the Collaboration between National Prosecuting Authorities (NPAs) and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)” will be held on March…
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February 23, 2018

Commemorations of the 20th Anniversary of the Rome Statute in the Hague: Co-Researcher Darryl Robinson Participated

February 2018 – The Partnership participated in the launch of commemorations of the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute in the Hague, the Netherlands.  The event took place on February…
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February 6, 2018

Spotlight on the Partnership’s Attendance to the 16th Assembly of States Parties to the International Criminal Court

The 16th Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the International Criminal Court (ICC), to which the Canadian Partnership for International Justice attended, is already over. Summary of two eventful weeks.…
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January 23, 2018

The Wong v. HMQ Case, on Which Students from the uOttawa Clinic Worked, is Heard by the Supreme Court

November 2017 – Students from the University of Ottawa Clinic provided legal research and analysis in support of Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers (CARL)’s intervention in Wong v. HMQ, which…
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December 11, 2017

Launch of the Gender Justice Legacy Wall: Prof. Valerie Oosterveld is Honoured

December 7, 2017 – In the context of the 2017 celebrations for the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and of the upcoming 20th anniversary…
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December 5, 2017

The Canadian Partnership for International Justice is attending the 16th Assembly of States Parties

December 4, 2017 - For the second year in a row, the Canadian Partnership for International Justice is represented at the 16th Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the International…
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November 28, 2017

Appeal Court Confirms Slave Labour Lawsuit Against Canadian Mining Company Can go to Trial

November 24, 2017 - British Columbia’s highest court today rejected an appeal by Vancouver-based Nevsun Resources Limited (TSX: NSU / NYSE MKT: NSU) that sought to dismiss a lawsuit brought by…