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Lawyers Without Borders of the University of Ottawa - 2014-2015 - 6 multimedia documents

Reference Number: 318

Administrative history

The first Lawyers Without Borders association was created in Belgium in 1992 by a group of lawyers advocating for human rights. In 2002, the movement makes its appearance in Canada. Lawyers Without Borders Canada is an organization working for the advocacy of human rights. It manages international cooperation programs and conducts missions in various countries. University associations were created to increase student and public awareness on human rights issues and on potential careers in international law. These student groups also contribute to legal research done by students, often under the supervision of professors. Between 2011 and 2014, the University of Ottawa group remained inactive due to lack of members. In 2014, the group was brought back to life under the leadership of Sarah Hébert-Tremblay. The University of Ottawa group organizes exhibits, conferences, film projections and shows. It also participates in multi-university meetings.

Scope and content

This fonds is composed of an annual report and of a few photographs taken during various activities.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donation

Languages: French

Restrictions: Documents containing personal and confidential information are restricted to consultation and reproduction. Reproduction of the records is subject to the Copyright Act.

Finding aids: Preliminary inventory of multimedia records.

Accessions: More accruals are expected.


Avocats sans frontières de l'Université d'Ottawa - 2014-2015 - 6 documents multimédias

Numéro de fond: 318

Portée et contenu

Ce fonds est composé d'un rapport annuel et de quelques photographies illustrant les activités du groupe.

Source immédiate d'acquisition: Don

Langues: Français

Restrictions: Les documents contenant des informations personnelles ou confidentielles sont restreints à la consultation et à la reproduction. La reproduction des documents est régie par la Loi sur le droit d'auteur.

Instruments de recherche: Inventaire préliminaire des documents multimédias

Versements complémentaires: D'autres versements sont attendus.

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