CWP’s first workshop was held in Calgary on June 6, 2013. Below are links to the presentation delivered by Executive Director, Leilani Farha as well as the briefing notes that were included in the morning exercise.
Power Point Presentation, by Leilani Farha
The briefing notes below were part of a model UPR exercise conducted with workshop participants. Information in the briefing notes was pulled directly from actual factsheets, briefing notes and submissions made to the UN Human Rights Council by Canadian organizations as part of the Universal Periodic Review process in 2012/13. Credit for the information is given to: Amnesty International Canada, Canada Without Poverty, the Feminist Alliance for International Action, Native Women’s Association of Canada, the Right to Housing Coalition , and The Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change/ OCASI / Metro Toronto Chinese and South East Asian Legal Clinic: