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The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

French title: 
Le Comité des droits de l’enfant de l’ONU
Description (English): 

In September, the UN will examine Canada's compliance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Learn about the role of the Office of the Provincial Advocate in advancing the rights of children; including refugee/immigrant and first nations youth; familiarize yourselves with the UN examination process; discuss strategies for involving youth, and share experiences ensuring that newcomer youth and refugee youth enjoy their rights. We will refer to the specific issues identified by the UN Committee, gaining from the perspectives of the participants.

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Bill C-31 - Government Perspectives

French title: 
Le projet de loi C-31 – perspectives gouvernementales
Description (English): 

In this 2-part plenary session, representatives from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA), and then from the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), are invited to present their perspectives in regard to Bill C-31.

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Mental Health Challenges across Sectors: Refugees, Refugee Claimants and Immigrants

Description (English): 

This workshop will examine different mental health related issues faced by refugees, refugee claimants and immigrants, looking at commonalities and differences across the groups. Innovative approaches and best practices across the different provinces will be identified and shared. This will be an interactive workshop with opportunities for discussion and information sharing.

Description (French): 

Cet atelier fera l’analyse de certains aspects de la santé mentale des réfugiés et des immigrants, tout en considérant les enjeux et les besoins prioritaires.

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Orientation for new participants

French title: 
Séance d'orientation pour les nouveaux participants
Description (English): 

An opportunity to learn about the CCR and about the upcoming conference.

Description (French): 

Une occasion d'en apprendre davantage sur le CCR et la Consultation qui commence.

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