“Towards a Global Migration Governance Framework”
Professor François Crépeau
-United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants
-Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University
Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: BMO Conference Centre, Glendon Hall, Glendon College, 2275 Bayview Ave.
François Crépeau holds the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law and is the Hans & Tamar Professor in International Law at the Faculty of Law of McGill University. From 2001 to 2008, he was a professor at the Université de Montréal, holder of the Canada Research Chair in International Migration Law, and founding Scientific Director of the Centre d’études et de recherches internationales de l’Université de Montréal (CÉRIUM). In 2011, he was appointed United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants. He has given many conferences, published numerous articles, and written or directed five books. He also heads the “Mondialisation et droit international” collection at Éditions Bruylant (Brussels), and is a fellow of the Institute for Research in Public Policies (IRPP). He was a member of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO until 2011 and sat on the Barreau du Quebec’s Committee on Human Rights and Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. François Crépeau holds diplomas from McGill University (BCL and LLB), Bordeaux University (DEUG and Licence in law, Master’s in private law), Paris II University (DEA in sociological jurisprudence) and Paris I University (Ph.D. in law).