Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression: the IRB Chairperson's Guideline

Date + time: 
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 1pm
Description: 

Participate in this webinar to learn about the recently issued IRB Chairperson's Guideline 9: Proceedings Before the IRB Involving Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression, and what it means for refugee claimants, detained persons and others appearing before the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB).

The resource persons will explore basic issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression addressed by the guideline, making this webinar an excellent training session for anyone who works with refugees, vulnerable migrants and other newcomers.

Cette session aura lieu en anglais. La version française aura lieu le 6 octobre à 15h. Cliquez ici pour plus de renseignements.

6 October 2017, 1 – 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Resource persons:

Ritva Ahti, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB)

Sharalyn Jordan, Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University

Nicholas Hersh, lawyer, Community Legal Services of Ottawa

CCR members can click here for resources from this webinar.