Human Rights – March 25, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Human Rights – March 25, 2013

Human Rights

Senators hear from three panels as they discuss Canada’s international and national human rights obligations.

Representatives from UNICEF Canada, Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children’s Rights, and Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children make up the first panel.

Senior officials from Canadian Heritage, Justice Canada, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada and Public Safety Canada then present their respective departments’ work on the issue.

Testimony from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada officials ends the meeting