Lafontaine, Fannie

A professor in the Faculty of Law at Laval University and lawyer with the Quebec Institute of International Studies, Fannie Lafontaine graduated from the National University of Ireland Galway (Ph.D.) and received first class honours from Cambridge University (LL.M.). She also graduated with distinction from Laval University (LL.B.). Before joining Laval University, Ms. Lafontaine worked as special adviser and human rights officer in the Executive Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, as a human rights officer and special assistant to the President of the International Commission of Inquiry on Darfur, as a lawyer for the Global Justice Center (Justiça Global) in Rio de Janeiro, as a law clerk to the Honourable Louise Arbour at the Supreme Court of Canada, and as a Barrister at McCarthy Tétrault in Montréal.

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