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Submission of the SHERPA and RAPS Notice on Bill 21

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May 10, 2019. Press Conference: Submission of the SHERPA and RAPS Notice on Bill 21. Views of the research on the of risks and benefits analysis of public health of the future Bill 21 on Secularity of the State. Debates on Bill 21 on the secularism of the state reflect the extent of its societal challenges. The purpose of this notice is to start a benefit and risk analysis of Bill 21, in terms of public health implications. This preliminary analysis is based on data available in Quebec for the period 1990-2019. It was produced by researchers in human, social

Speaking Rights National Youth Forum Changemakers

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May 8-10, 2019. Equitas hosted the Speaking Rights 2019 forum to engage with young changemakers from across Canada. From May 8 to 10, Equitas hosted the Speaking Rights National Youth Changemaker Forum in Toronto, an event that brings together more than 150 young leaders from across Canada. Youth from 11 partner organizations across Canada gathered in Toronto to participate in the three-day event. During the Forum, Equitas hosted a public event on Thursday, May 9, where these young leaders presented their community action projects. It was an opportunity to communicate with them to better understand how issues such as mental

Right-wing extremism, hatred and gender-based violence in Canada

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April 29, 2019. What does research tell us about prevention and what are the pathways for prevention and intervention online and offline? The Canadian Practitioners’ Network for the Prevention of Radicalization and Extremist Violence (CPN-PREV), in collaboration with the Faculté des sciences humaines of the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and the support of the UNESCO Chair for the Prevention of Radicalization and Violent Extremism (UNESCO-PREV), the team of Recherche-Action sur les Polarisations Sociales (RAPS), the Project Someone (SOcial MEdia educatiON Everyday) and the Sherpa Research Centre, has organised this conference which purpose was to discuss the prevention of

Violence and the End of Violence in Mediterranean and sub-Saharan Africa

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April 18-19, 2019. The Chaire Cultures, Sociétés et Faits Religieux de l’Université internationale de Rabat co-organized the international symposium “Violence and the End of Violence in Mediterranean and sub-Saharan Africa.” This event, co-organized by the Maison de Sciences de l’Homme Foundation and the International University of Rabat (Chair of Cultures, Societies and Religious Facts), was held on April 18 and 19, 2019 in Rabat. Researchers from the African regions concerned, but also those from Europe, the Middle East and America came together to discuss and analyze the issue of extreme violence in its many dimensions to highlight the conditions for

Integrated Veterans’ Health Days

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April 14, 2019. Institutional Peace Program of Universidad del Valle – Integrated Veterans’ Health Days. On April 14, the School of Human Rehabilitation, along with students and teachers from the Faculty of Health, organized a Health Day for reintegrating veterans and their families. This day was based on the training practices of the Institutional Peace Program of Universidad del Valle, within the framework of the Institutional Cooperation Agreement between the University and the Agencia de Reincorporación Nacional (ARN). This activity brought together 55 people, 35 men and 20 women aged 2 to 73 years. More information here

Thinking Democracy differently

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April 10–11, 2019. Thinking Democracy differently. Freedom and Political Violence. A hundred or so young people gathered at Montmorency College for two days, on April 10 and 11, 2019. They came from several high schools and CEGEPs and were accompanied by their philosophy, ethics and religious culture teachers. The Forum was an opportunity for them to deepen their reflection on this year’s theme Identities, Freedom and Political Violence. Together, in small groups and in plenary, young people engaged in dialogue and sought consensus on these issues. Their mission was to formulate a view reflective of today’s youth on this subject.

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