Pearl Eliadis is a human right lawyer in private practice.
Pearl Eliadis is designated on the UNDP rosters as a Human Rights Expert and for Rapid Responses in Crisis Prevention and Recovery.
Pearl teaches Civil Liberties at McGill's Faculty of Law and has published extensively on human rights and equality law. She is a full member of the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. In 2013, Pearl was appointed President of the Quebec Bar Association's Advisory Committee on Human Rights.
Pearl Eliadis presses for social justice at the community, national and international levels, and advises a large number of civil society organizations. She served as president and on the board of a leading Canadian women's shelter working with immigrant and ethnic minority women for a decade and has received several awards for her work, including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Canada 125 Medal.
Country Working Experience
Canada, China, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tajikistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Timor Leste.