Awards & Achievements
Distinguished Canadian Leadership Award (DCLA)
2007 Recipient - Allan Rock
The Honourable Allan Rock held a number of senior portfolios in the Government of Canada from the time he was first elected in 1993 until his appointment to the United Nations in 2004. He served as the voice of Canadians at the United Nations from 2004 to 2006 — an outspoken advocate of human rights, human security and reforming the UN. Mr. Rock demonstrated exceptional leadership by consistently calling for greater international action to resolve humanitarian crises, protection of civilians and fostering development. He recently served as the former special advisor on Sri Lanka to the United Nations Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict. Allan Rock is a partner with the law firm of Sutts, Strosberg.