Join us in Ottawa 12-14 November. This year’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Conference is about the future: the future of new governance arrangements, of new civil society initiatives, of innovative technologies, of leadership. It is about institutions’ capacity to overcome their innate resistance to change in order to adapt in the face of disruption.

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The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation welcomes this year’s recipients of its prestigious research fellowships. The five new fellows appointed this year bring expertise on: assisted suicide, Arab-Canadian youth, Canada’s relationship with the Indo-Pacific, justice as applied by armed rebels,
and ethnobotany in support of Indigenous land claims.

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The fight against terrorism inevitably has important repercussions on human rights.

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François Crépeau, 2008 Trudeau Fellow, is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants. In a recent interview, he suggests alternatives to manage the current crisis.

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on ways of preventing injection drug use and the spread of addiction. 2012 Trudeau scholar Dan Werb is one of the inaugural recipients of the Avenir Award from the US National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation encourages research, reflection and action in four areas important to Canadians: human rights and dignityresponsible citizenshipCanada's role in the world, and people and their natural environment. The Foundation works through four programs: it grants doctoral scholarships, it awards fellowships to distinguished academics, it appoints mentors and it holds public conferences.