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Migration and Mobility Rights Initiative

At the Faculty of Law of McGill University, the Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism regroups a number of researchers on many issues related to human rights.

We started in 2009 a small group of colleagues and graduate students around the idea of mobility amd migration, with a focus on the rights, freedoms and responsibilities of the migrants.

Migration touches and is embedded in many other human rights issues, such as women"s rights, children’s rights, labour law, administrative due process, refugee law, humanitarian law, etc.

Migration is therefore a very complex human experience that must be addressed from the angle of several disciplines and must not be simplified.

Common activities are going to take place in the 2009-2010 academic year in order to analyse different dimensions of migration and mobility.

Here is a glimpse of some of our research topics:


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Members of the Migration and Mobility initiative

Arash Abizadeh
Adelle Blackett
François Crépeau
Evan Fox-Decent
Alana Klein
Desmond Manderson
Frédéric Mégret
René Provost
Colleen Sheppard
Jaye Ellis

Activities

Bravo! 2010

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