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AHRC Dignitas

AHRC Dignitas is an extension of the Atlantic Human Rights Centre's mandate to promote and stimulate informed thinking about human rights while collaborating and cooperating with other organizations, groups and individuals working in the human rights and citizenship area at the national, regional and international levels.

Blog - AHRC Dignitas March 8
Marc Gionet | March has become a very significant month for me. It provokes reflections on my mother as a feminist and the ideals she spent her life fighting to uphold.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas July 21
Marc Gionet | A review of the UK's initial foreign policy statements and its commitment to human rights.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas June 10
Marc Gionet | A copy of Marc Gionet's talk on Canada's prior leadership role and current stance on Responsibility to Protect (R2P) as presented at the 2010 R2P Conference.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas June 10
Marc Gionet | Before providing coverage on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) conference proceedings I would like to address a few of the comments responding to my last post.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas June 8
Marc Gionet | Highlighting the expertise and variety of presenters at the R2P Conference as well as further discussion on Rome Statute Review.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas June 6
Marc Gionet | The international Conference on the Responsibility to Protect is two days away from beginning in Linkoping, Sweden and anticipation is building.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas December 16
Marc Gionet | Whether the deal to sell NB Power is successful or faulty, it will forever be marred by the process which excluded a venue of participatory democracy to which New Brunswickers are entitled.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas December 9
Marc Gionet | Last night the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission hosted a panel discussion on pay equity issues in New Brunswick.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas October 23
Marc Gionet | The narrow scope in which the issue of Afghan detainees is being examined tends to mitigate the original circumstances that laid the foundation for these abuses to take place.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas June 19
Marc Gionet | Two bills were introduced this week which focus on enhancing police powers regarding the monitoring and collection of telecommunications and digital information.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas June 15
Marc Gionet | On June 3, 2009, a university class came face to face with the consequences of Canada’s counter-terrorism measures and the realities they create.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas May 26
Marc Gionet | For 413 women all across Canada, May 25th, 2009, was a day of vindication. It brought resolution, albeit bitter sweet, to an equality dispute ongoing since 1972
Blog - AHRC Dignitas May 14
Marc Gionet | Over the last few years an interesting trend has developed regarding the government's response to Canadians facing difficulties abroad.
Blog - AHRC Dignitas April 23
Marc Gionet | This post reviews the encroachment of privitization of health care with a particular focus on recent developments in New Brunswick
Blog - AHRC Dignitas April 20
Marc Gionet | This post reviews the recent Afghan law passed which legalizes material rape and compares Canadian denunciating rhetoric with governmental action resulting in the deterioration of women’s rights.