Mastering the refugee system - Part 1

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Date and time
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 13:30 EDT   see it in calendar
Camilla Jones
Camilla Jones
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  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours
LSBC 3 CPD hours available until: 03.12.2025
CICC (ICCRC) 3 CPD hours - Validity of the recording expired on: 29.04.2019

Part 1

Identify and discuss relevant international treaties pertaining to refugees and human rights.

• Understand Canada’s obligations toward refugee claimants.
• Identify the relevant sections of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act as they relate to refugees and persons in need of protection.
• Discuss the difference between a refugee and an economic immigrant
• Describe inclusion, exclusion and cessation elements of the definition of a Convention Refugee
• Understand the criteria for determining refugee status and the criteria for granting protection to persons in need of protection.

Suggested Readings:
UNHCR Convention on Refugees
• Convention Refugee Section 96
• Ss.97(1) 7 (2)
• Exclusion clauses s.98
• Cessation clauses Ss.108(1) & (2)
• Section E&F Article 1, IRPA Schedule


Capacity: 100
3 hours
  • regular fee - $ 90.00


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