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Irwin Cotler, P.C., O.C., LL.M., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Irwin Cotler, P.C., O.C., LL.M., LL.D. O.C. Ottawa
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada November 1, 1991 April 29, 1992
He is a distinguished legal scholar at McGill University who has greatly influenced international peace and human rights. A human rights advocate and a pioneer in the development of peace law, he is engaged in the search for justice and peace for all. His efforts have been recognized by his appointment to major human rights organizations in Canada and abroad.
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