Prof. Lynk is Associate Professor of Law at Western University in London, Ontario, where he teaches labour law, constitutional law and human rights law. Before becoming an academic, he practiced labour law and refugee law for a decade in Ottawa and Toronto. As well, he worked for the United Nations on human rights and refugee issues in Jerusalem.
Professor Lynk has written widely on labour law and human rights issues in Canada, and he has also published articles on the application of international law to the Middle East conflict. He has regularly acted as a labour arbitrator in Canada, he speaks frequently at labour law and industrial relations conferences and he has advised governments and international organizations on labour law and human rights issues. Professor Lynk received his B.A. (with honours) and his LL.B. from Dalhousie University, and completed his LL.M. at Queen’s University in 2001.
Professor Michael Lynk.
Reports of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Prof. Michael Lynk:
Professor Lynk's Speaking Tour
In addition to providing the keynote address to the Sadaka Second High-level Forum, Professor Lynk had a productive few days of scheduled visits and meetings in Ireland, including:
A visit to the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland, Galway and delivering a seminar for students.
A meeting with the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) in Galway.
A meeting with Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence.
Speaking at Public Meeting ‘International Law, the Israeli Occupation of Palestine and the Question of Apartheid’ at Trinity College, Dublin.
Professor Lynk at Trinity College, Dublin.
A presentation to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs (JCFAD).
Professor Lynk presenting to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs.
A meeting with Sinn Fein.
Professor Lynk and Sadaka Board Members meeting members of Sinn Féin and Party Leader, Deputy Mary Lou McDonald.
A meeting with Fine Gael.
Professor Lynk and Sadaka Board Members meeting members of Fine Gael.
Reporting on his findings as Special Rapporteur to a gathering of civil society organisations.
Professor Lynk presenting to civil society organistations.