Co-Founder & Executive Director: Ms. Tina Jiwon Park, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Toronto
Co-Founder & Managing Director: Mr. Victor MacDiarmid, M.A. (International Relations), University of Toronto
Victor is currently pursuing a J.D. at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. He was formerly employed as a consultant for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and has received his Master’s degree in the History of International Relations from the University of Toronto. Victor also received his undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto in International Relations. Prior to working with the CCR2P, Victor worked with the U of T chapter of UNICEF, monitored human rights abuses in the West Bank with the ISM and served on the Executive of the University of Toronto Ski Club. Victor oversees human resources and strategic planning at the CCR2P and has co-authored a publication with Dr. Jennifer Welsh, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on R2P.
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Chairperson: Mr. Patrick Quinton-Brown, Honours BA Candidate, University of Toronto
As Chairperson of the CCR2P, Patrick oversees the organization’s research activities and various aspects of its strategic planning. A graduate of the Margaret MacMillan Trinity One Program, Patrick is a recipient of some of Canada’s most prestigious student awards, including the University of Toronto National Scholarship and the TD National Scholarship for Community Leadership. Supervised by Dr. Michael Ignatieff, Patrick’s academic research on R2P dissent has been published in Global Responsibility to Protect and presented internationally. He frequently comments on R2P-related issues and recently co-authored a publication with Dr. Jennifer Welsh, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on R2P. In addition to his leadership on the CCR2P, Patrick has worked with the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect in New York City and served as Co-President of the International Relations Society. Among his other commitments, he is Co-Founder of the Student Voice Initiative and former Executive Director of the Ontario Student Trustees’ Association. Patrick currently studies international relations at Trinity College in the University of Toronto.
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Director of Communications: Mr. Taylor Lew, Honours BA, University of Toronto
Taylor recently obtained his Honours B.A. at Trinity College in the University of Toronto in international relations. He is a graduate of U of T’s Vic One Program’s Lester B. Pearson Stream for Public Service and has frequently been invited as a guest speaker for the Introduction to Historiography seminar class. Taylor is fluent in French and has worked abroad at the Juno Beach Centre in Courseulles-sur-Mer, France. Taylor enjoys being the liaison between organizations and end users. Prior to joining CCR2P, Taylor represented Plan Canada as a youth journalist at the 20th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Geneva, Switzerland, and contributed to the CBC’s G20 Toronto Summit “street view” blog. Taylor currently works as a as a Bilingual Information Officer at the Ontario Provincial Legislature and oversees external communications and media relations at the CCR2P.
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