François Crépeau

François Crépeauis Full Professor and the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law at the Faculty of Law of McGill University, as well as the Director of the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. He was appointed the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants (2011-2017) by the United Nations Human Rights Council. He was the 2018 International Francqui Professor Chair for Social Sciences at Université catholique de Louvain, with the support of six other Belgian universities, and the 2016-2017 Robert F. Drinan S.J. Visiting Professor of Human Rights Chair at the Georgetown University Law Center (Washington, DC).He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), as well as a member of the Advisory Committee of the International Migration Initiative of the Open Society Foundations. He has received a Doctorate Honoris Causafrom the Université de Clermont Auvergne (France). He is an Officer of the Order of Canada, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a Fellow of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, and an Advocatus Emeritus of the Quebec Bar Association.

His most recent publications include: I. Atak and F. Crépeau (2019) “Legal Status and Vulnerabilities,” in T. Basaran and E. Guild (eds.) Global Labour and the Migrant Premium – The Cost of Working Abroad(London: Routledge); J. Carlier and F. Crépeau (2018) « De la ‘crise’ migratoire européenne au Pacte mondial sur les migrations : Exemple d’un mouvement sans droit? », 64 Annuaire Français de Droit International, 461-499; and F. Crépeau (2018) “Canadian Multiculturalism in Question: Diversity or Citizenship?” in A. Rea, E. Bribosia, I. Rorive and D. Sredanovic (eds.) Governing Diversity – Migrant Integration and Multiculturalism in North America and Europe (Bruxelles: Éditions de l’Université de Bruxelles).

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