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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable MOBINA S. B. JAFFER


Monday, March 24, 2014

Issue No. 4

Third meeting on:

Monitor issues relating to human rights and, inter alia, to review the machinery of government dealing with Canada's international and national human rights obligations


WITNESSES

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada:

Kerry Buck, Political Director and Assistant Deputy Minister, International Security;

Gloria Wiseman, Director, Human Development and Gender Equality.

National Defence:

Jill Sinclair, Assistant Deputy Minister Policy;

Major Glenn Sylvester, Deputy Commandant of the Peace Support Training Centre.

Nobel Women's Initiative:

Liz Bernstein, Executive Director.

Canadian Voice of Women for Peace:

Marilou McPhedran, Member of the Board of Directors.

Women, Peace and Security Network — Canada:

Jessica Tomlin, Executive Director, MATCH International.

UN Women:

Nahla Valji, Policy Adviser and Officer in Charge, Peace and Security Cluster (by video conference).

International Civil Society Action Network:

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, Co-founder (by video conference).

Institute for Inclusive Security:

Jacqueline O'Neill, Director (by video conference).


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Mobina S. B. Jaffer, Chair

The Honourable Salma Ataullahjan, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), *Cowan (or Fraser), Eggleton, P.C., Hubley, Ngo, Seidman, Unger

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Meredith was removed from the membership of the committee, replacement pending (March 11, 2014).