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Benjamin Perrin
Global Focus: On the Edges of Conflict
Benjamin Perrin, Brian Job
Armed conflict in the early 21st century tends to be asymmetrical and protracted, fought by an array of armed groups on both physical and political battlefields, and causing disproportionate suffering and death to civilians. The Edges of Conflict Project is working to better understand the nature of such conflict and to improve respect for the rule of law in complex security environments.
Global Focus: Ending the Vacation of Canada’s Travelling Sex Offenders
Benjamin Perrin
A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) finds that Canada has fallen behind Australia and the United States in cracking down on its travelling child sex offenders, and calls on the RCMP to pro-actively enforce Canada’s so-called “child sex tourism” laws. The study is particularly timely with the recent extradition of an alleged Canadian child sex offender on child sex tourism charges in the U.S.
Contrasting futures for ocean and society from different anthropogenic CO2 emissions scenarios
New research, based on a study completed by the Oceans 2015 Initiative, examines how climate change will impact fisheries and the many coastal communities that depend heavily on fisheries resources for foods and economic security.
July 02, 2015
WATCH: Press Conference to Call for a National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking
Benjamin Perrin
Member of Parliament Joy Smith and UBC Law Professor Benjamin Perrin are calling for the development of a comprehensive national action plan to combat human trafficking in Canada.
November 23, 2010
Invisible Chains: Canada's Underground World of Human Trafficking
Benjamin Perrin
The global problem of human trafficking is only beginning to be recognized in Canada, even though it has been hidden in plain sight. In Invisible Chains, Benjamin Perrin, an award-winning law professor and policy expert, exposes cases of human trafficking, recording in-depth interviews with people on the front lines--police officers, social workers, and the victims themselves--and bringing to light government records released under access-to-information laws.
November 23, 2010
TSAS Summer Academy 2015
July 20, 2015 starting at 9:00 AM until July 24, 2015 5:00 PM
The Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society is holding a Summer Academy from July-20-24 at the Liu Institute for Global Issues. The Summer Academy is designed to foster a comprehensive understanding of radicalization, terrorism, security and situates them in the context of a rapidly changing Canadian society. Registration Deadline is June 15.
After Ebola - What have we learned?
June 22, 2015
A dialogue with Dr. Francis Kateh, Deputy Minister of Health and Chief Medical Officer of Liberia.
ICCLR International Lecture Series: Eric MacDonald
March 21, 2014
This series the guest lecturer will be Eric MacDonald, Senior Trial Lawyer, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court The Hague.
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