Alex Neve, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada, will visit the city.
Alex will address three public events, and we hope you will be able to join us:
Tuesday March 10, 2015
10am to 12 noon: Protecting Refugees: Remove the Barriers
Mennonite Central Committee, 600 45th Street West, Saskatoon
Event organized by Amnesty International Group 33 and the Saskatoon Refugee Coalition
1:15pm: Confronting a Human Rights Scourge: Canada and the Global Struggle against Torture
Room 150 (MLT Lecture Theatre)
University of Saskatchewan, College of Law
Event hosted by the College of Law
6:30pm to 9pm: Canada, Let’s Right the Wrongs – Protect Indigenous Rights
Saskatoon Farmers’ Market, 19th Street and Ave. B South
Event organized by Amnesty International Group 33 and Iskwewuk Ewichiwitochik (Women Walking Together)
Alex Neve bio
Alex Neve became Secretary General of Amnesty Canada in January 2000. Among his many other duties he has participated in Amnesty International missions to South Sudan, Côte d’Ivoïre, Tanzania, Ghana, Mexico, Burundi, Chad, Colombia, Guinea, Honduras, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Guantánamo Bay and Grassy Narrows, Ontario.
He has represented Amnesty International at international meetings such as the Summit of the Americas and the G8 Summit. He has appeared before numerous Canadian parliamentary committees as well as various UN and Inter-American human rights bodies. He appears and writes regularly in the media and speaks to audiences across the country on a range of human rights topics.
Be sure to visit amnestysaskatchewan.ca for news regarding other exciting upcoming events.