Event: Cross-Canada talks on forced disappearances - December 1 - 9, 2003


Meet indigenous human rights activist, Angélica Mendoza de Ascarza and, Marta Cecilia Domicó, daughter of disappeared indigenous leader, Kimy Pernía Domicó, during their Canadian tour of the 2003 John Humphrey Freedom Award

Visit Rights & Democracy for further details on the award, and see the schedule below to see if the speakers are coming to your town.

Simultaneous interpretation (English-Spanish)

Monday, December 1st, 2003 (VANCOUVER)
Public speaking event
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Room 1700, SFU Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Sponsored by Rights and Democracy, in co-operation with CoDevelopment Canada, CUPE BC and the BC Federation of Labour

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Wednesday, December 3rd, 2003 (EDMONTON)

Public speaking event

7:30 to 9:30 pm

1 007 Engineering Teaching Learning Complex (ETLC or The Maier Learning Centre),

University of Alberta, Edmonton


Sponsored by Rights & Democracy in cooperation with the University of Alberta’s International Centre and Parkland Institute

For further information call (780) 492-5962


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Thursday, December 4th, 2003 (TORONTO)

Public speaking event

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm: Refreshments will be served.

Alumni Hall, Victoria College

Victoria College Building, 91, Charles Street West, Toronto


Sponsored by Rights & Democracy, in co-operation with the Ontario Institute for the Study of Education (OISE) and KAIROS


Simultaneous interpretation (French-English-Spanish)


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Monday, December 8, 2003 (MONTREAL)
Public speaking event

6:00 to 7:30 pm

salle Marie Gérin Lajoie, UQÀM

Pavillon Judith-Jasmin (niveau métro Berri-UQÀM),

405, Ste-Catherine St. East, Montreal, Métro Berri-UQAM

Please be there 15 minutes in advance.


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Tuesday, December 9, 2003 (OTTAWA)

Presentation of the 2003 John Humphrey Freedom Award

6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

First Peoples Hall, Canadian Museum of Civilization

100 Laurier Street, Gatineau


Special Guest: Stephen J.Toope, UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

Please be there 15 minutes in advance


RSVP before November 21, 2003, ichrdd@ichrdd.ca

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Sponsored by Rights & Democracy, in cooperation with the Institut d'études internationales de Montréal