Louise Arbour

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10, 1947
Montreal, Canada
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10, 1947 (age 74)
Montreal, Canada


The Honourable Louise Arbour has served as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, as a justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and the Court of Appeal for Ontario, as well as a Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda.

Before Fame

Her education took her to Collège Regina Assumpta, the Université de Montréal and the University of Ottawa.


She served as the President and CEO of the International Crisis Group from 2009 to 2014. She is decorated with numerous awards and accomplishments, including a United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights.

Family Life

She was born to Bernard Arbour and Rose Ravary in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She has children named Emilie, Patrick and Catherine Taman.

Associated With

She received the Member of the Order of Canada honor like guitarist Bruce Cockburn.