2019 Human Rights Symposium: Rights of the Child
The HDSB’s annual Human Rights Symposium will be held on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. This year’s theme focuses on the rights of the child. A full day of learning is planned with breakout sessions.
Keynote Speaker: Stephen Lewis
Stephen Lewis is a celebrated humanitarian and former United Nations Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa. He is one of Canada’s most influential commentators on social affairs, international development and human rights.
Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre
(3063 South Service Rd., Burlington)
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What is the Human Rights Symposium?
Human Rights is the work and responsibility of all members of society. The HDSB recognizes the importance of bringing education and community partners together to engage in vital conversations to challenge our thinking. The Human Rights Symposium provides an opportunity for educators and community partners to gather together to examine important issues impacted by equality and the human condition.
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