october, 2021

19oct1:00 pm2:00 pmAsylum Law and COVID-19A Conversation with UNHCR Canada, the UN Refugee Agency

Event Details

Join UNHCR Canada and the Young Leaders Committee, Ontario Chapter for an upcoming virtual webinar focused on the impact of COVID-19 on asylum laws and their processes globally.

We will be exploring issues relating to seeking asylum in Canada and around the world, the impact the global pandemic has had on this process, and the practical steps law firms and organizations can take to promote refugee rights and cultural competence amongst lawyers and employees.

The webinar will be eligible for Continued Professional Development hours for legal professionals (more information below) and proceeds will be used to support UNHCR Canada’s work for refugees around the world.

Register now.

Speakers: Rema Jamous Imseis (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representative to Canada) and Matthew Brook (Assistant UNHCR Representative (Operations) in Colombia)

Moderator: Azadeh Tamjeedi (Senior Legal Officer at UNHCR Canada)

Registration fee: $50 CAD

Date: October 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm EST on Zoom

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours according to your province or territory:

  • Law Society of Ontario: This program is eligible for up to 1 substantive hour.
  • Law Society of Alberta: For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your annual Continuing Professional Development Plan.
  • Law Society of British Columbia: This webinar has been pre-approved for 1 CPD hour.
  • Law Society of Manitoba: Consider submitting this webinar as 1 of your 12 hours of professional development activities per year.
  • Law Society of Saskatchewan: This webinar has been pre-approved for 1 CPD hour.
  • Law Society of New Brunswick: This program is approved for 1 CPD hour by the Law Society of New Brunswick.
  • Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society: Consider submitting this webinar as 1 CPD hour in your annual CPD Plan.
  • Law Society of Prince Edward Island: This program is eligible for up to 1 Substantive Hour.
  • Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador: Subject to the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Requirements, this seminar may count for 1 hour of eligible continuing legal education activities.
  • Law Society of Yukon: Please consider reporting this webinar as part of your annual CPD requirement.
  • Law Society of the Northwest Territories: Please consider reporting this webinar as 1 of your 12 annual CPD hours.
  • Law Society of Nunavut: Please consider reporting this webinar as part of your annual CPD requirement.

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Time

(Tuesday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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