CIC-Toronto: Sponsor, Ryerson conference on Prevention of Global Atrocities

The Toronto branch of the Canadian International Council is proud to sponsor this coming Ryerson University event!

Ryerson University is presenting a special conference on the prevention of atrocities, featuring some of the top experts in North America on various dimensions of the topic.

DATE: Tuesday, 12 February

TIME:  4:00pm – 8:30 pm

PLACE:  Sears Atrium (upper floor), George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre: 245 Church Street, at the corner of Gould and Church: see at Ryerson University

PRICE:  FREE / No pre-registration process.  Seats are on a first-come first-serve basis and are not guarenteed.

Our guests include:

  • Jeremy Kinsman  (former Canadian Ambassador, Director of Democracy, Support project for the Community of Democracies, and Visiting Distinguished Diplomat at Ryerson University)
  • Clint Curle (Canadian Museum for Human Rights)Michael Abramowitz (U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for the Prevention of Mass Atrocities)
  • Stefanie Frease (professor, University of Washington, independent consultant, and former Special Advisor to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and investigator for the ICTY)
  • Jill Sinclair (Assistant Deputy Minister for Policy, Department of National Defence and ex-Executive Director of the R2P Commission)
  • Robert LaGamma (President, Council for a Community of Democracies,Washington, D.C.)
  • Frank Chalk (Director of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and HumanRights Studies, Concordia University) and
  • Kyle Matthews (Senior Deputy Director, Will to Intervene Project,Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Concordia University)

All are welcome at any time and admission is free. Light refreshments  will be served.

All media enquiries can be directed to Dr. Arne Kislenko at

This event is generously sponsored by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Canadian International Council Toronto branch, and Ryerson University. It  is organized and hosted by the Department of History at Ryerson University, the Ryerson History Society student union, and the International Issues Discussion (IID) series at Ryerson University.