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Corporate Control Over Human Rights: The North Mara Grievance MechanismMar 27, 2023- 12:30 pm — 1:45 pm Fasken Classroom, Room 122 and Virtually
This draft paper will discuss the history and shortcomings of Barrick Gold’s grievance mechanism, with a particular focus on how corporate control over human rights violations at the mine has transformed elements of Tanzania’s approach to mining governance.
A False Start in International Tax Coordination: The Ghost of the UN’s PastMar 27, 2023- 3:30 pm — 5:00 pm Videoconference/meeting Room, Room 335 and Virtually
This talk unveils the missing history of the UN’s first attempt at international tax coordination through its Fiscal Commission (1946–1954). It dispels the prevailing myths surrounding the work of that body and reveals the heated struggles by developing countries and the UN Secretariat to negotiate and formulate more equitable international tax principles for application between developed and developing countries.
In Conversation: Justice Bibi Wahida RahimiMar 28, 2023- 12:30 pm — 1:45 pm Farris Hall, Room 106
We will be hosting an interview with Justice Wahida in Room 106 on March 28th at 12:30pm. Justice Wahida presided over domestic violence cases for three years in an Afghanistan provincial court before fleeing Afghanistan and coming to Canada. Today, she works as a research assistant here at Allard documenting her experiences as a judge in the Panjshir circuit. This interview will allow students to ask questions about her experience and time as a judge as well as her next steps.
|Sun, Mar 26, 2023||-||Franklin Lew Forum, Room 101, Allard Hall||Youth Leaders in Law Vancouver Conference||Allard School of Law, External|
|Mon, Mar 27, 2023||-||Fasken Classroom, Room 122 and Virtually||Corporate Control Over Human Rights: The North Mara Grievance Mechanism||Allard School of Law|
|Mon, Mar 27, 2023||-||Videoconference/meeting Room, Room 335 and Virtually||A False Start in International Tax Coordination: The Ghost of the UN’s Past||Allard School of Law, External, Research|
|Tue, Mar 28, 2023||-||Farris Hall, Room 106||In Conversation: Justice Bibi Wahida Rahimi||Centre for Feminist Legal Studies|
|Tue, Mar 28, 2023||-||Virtual||Book Launch: Open Access Criminal Law eBook||Allard School of Law|
|Tue, Mar 28, 2023||-||Indigenous Classroom, Room 123||Indigenous Awareness Month - Coast Salish Weaving Traditions||External, Indigenous Legal Studies|
|Tue, Mar 28, 2023||-||Farris LLP, 700 W Georgia Street, 25th Floor, Vancouver, BC V7Y 1B3||Farris Lecture with Professor Bethany Hastie - Workplace Harassment & Bullying: Examining the Role of Intentional Infliction of Mental Suffering Claims in Employment Contexts||Allard School of Law|
|Wed, Mar 29, 2023||-||Virtual||Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy: Is there a pathway forward for trade, investment and academic cooperation, between the “un-like-minded”?||Centre for Business Law|
|Wed, Mar 29, 2023||-||Franklin Lew Forum, Room 101||Wellbeing Wednesday: Intellectual Wellbeing Activities||JD Student and Academic Services|
|Wed, Mar 29, 2023||-||Virtual||How to Write & Pitch Op-eds: Tips from an Editor||Allard School of Law|
|Thu, Mar 30, 2023||-||Indigenous Classroom, Room 123||Indigenous Awareness Month - Indigenous Economic Development||External|
|Thu, Mar 30, 2023||-||Fasken offices, 550 Burrard St., Suite 2900, Vancouver||ILS - ALF - Fasken: Speed Networking for Indigenous law students & lawyers||External, Indigenous Legal Studies|
|Fri, Mar 31, 2023||-||Fasken Classroom, Room 122||First Nation Taxation: Law and History Collide||Graduate Programs|
|Fri, Mar 31, 2023||-||Franklin Lew Forum, Room 101, Farris Hall, Room 106 and Virtually||Domestic Violence & Access to Justice Within and Across Legal Systems||Allard School of Law, External|
|Mon, Apr 3, 2023||-||Buchanan Penthouse||Reflections from Quebec on Language, Identity, and Constitutional Reform||External|