On Thursday, June 11th, members of the Women, Peace and Security Network – Canada, as well as representatives of other invited organizations, presented prepared comments and answered questions at the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights on the topic of an “examination of Canada’s international and national human rights obligations.”
WPSN-C was represented by Beth Woroniuk, a member of WPSN-C’s Steering Committee, and Jess Tomlin, executive director, MATCH International.
Other presenters included:
- Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, Co-founder (International Civil Society Action Network)
- Jacqueline O’Neill, Director (Institute for Inclusive Security)
- Nahla Valji, Policy Adviser and Officer in Charge, Peace and Security Cluster (UN Women)
Video of the two hour meeting is available on the committee’s web page.