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MEDIA INVITATION: 15 years fighting against impunity, 15 years of promoting human rights, 15 years of supporting peace efforts

  • MEDIA INVITATION: 15 years fighting against impunity, 15 years of promoting human rights, 15 years of supporting peace efforts
    26 October 2017

    Media representatives are cordially invited to the gala celebrating the 15th anniversary of Lawyers Without Borders Canada (LWBC), which will be held on Thursday October 26, at Le Capitole in Québec under the theme Lawyers for Change.

    The event will be held under the distinguished patronage of His Excellence Ambassador Marc-André Blanchard, Canada’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations. The sponsors of the event are the Honorable Louise Arbour, the Honorable Claire L’Heureux-Dubé, the Honorable Louis Lebel, the Honorable Louise Otis and Me Philippe Kirsch.

    Our progress over the course of the past 15 years, as well as our new projects in transitional justice, women’s rights, the fight against impunity, war crimes, crimes against humanity, sexual violence and violence based on gender, will be presented in sounds and images.

    The Minister of Justice, Stéphanie Vallée, the Lieutenant governor of Québec, Michel J. Doyon, the Bâtonnier of Québec, Me Paul-Matthieu Grondin as well as other guests from the legal and business communities will gather to celebrate the work accomplished by an organisation born in Quebec City which proudly incarnates diversity, access to justice, commitment to the respect of human rights and global awareness.

    Me Pascal Paradis, Executive Director and co-founder of LWBC, as well as the different sponsors of the 15th anniversary will be available for interviews.

    For further information on the event, click here.


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    WHAT :
    Lawyers for Change – 15th Anniversary Gala of Lawyers Without Borders Canada

    DATE :
    Thursday October 26, 2017

    TIME :
    5 pm

    LOCATION :
    Le Capitole de Québec, 972 Saint-Jean Street, Quebec City

    INFORMATION :
    Martin Lanouette, Communications and Public Relations Officer, 581 988-2607
    communications@asfcanada.ca  
     


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