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Global Youth Forum: Climate Change & Sustainability in the Global Context

Dec. 15, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

Waterloo

An opportunity for local youth to engage with both academic experts and community groups. 

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CIC Victoria: Holiday Reception

Dec. 11, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Victoria

CIC members and their guests are invited to attend this holiday reception. A special reading will be given by Lisa Warden from her late father’s book: "Diplomat, Dissident, Spook: A Canadian Diplomat’s Chronicles through the Cold War and Beyond."

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A Public Dialogue on Canada's Presidency of the G7

Dec. 7, 2017, 6 p.m.

Toronto

Join us for a chance to share your thoughts, suggestions and questions with Canada’s G7 Sherpa.

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International Politics And The Middle East: What Role For Canada?

Dec. 6, 2017, 7 p.m.

Ottawa

In this presentation, Dr. Ali G. Dizboni of the Royal Military College of Canada will tackle various issues surrounding Middle Eastern politics, including present and future Canadian involvement in the region.

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A fresh look at digital trade in North America

Dec. 1, 2017, noon

Washington

Featuring Susan Ariel Aaronson, a senior fellow with CIGI's Global Economy Program and Jessica Nicholson from the United States Department of Commerce.

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Politics At The Pub: Digital diplomacy in the current era of foreign affairs

Nov. 27, 2017, 5 p.m.

Ottawa

Featuring Martha McLean, deputy director for advocacy campaigns and digital engagement at Global Affairs Canada, Trevor Kerr, head of communications at the British High Commission in Ottawa and Howard Fremeth, senior consultant with the Ottawa office of NATIONAL Public Relations.

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A global education strategy for Canada — findings from the Global Education report

Nov. 27, 2017, 10 a.m.

Toronto

The Munk School of Global Affairs hosts the Toronto launch of a landmark report by the Study Group on Global Education, an independent group of university and college presidents, private sector leaders, and policy experts.

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Lessons from the Cuban missile crisis in the era of Trump

Nov. 23, 2017, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

James Blight and Janet Lang, two of the world’s foremost scholars of the Cuban missile crisis, will discuss how the reality of October 1962 can inform our evaluation of Donald Trump’s barrage of nuclear threats. 

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Victoria Forum

Nov. 17, 2017, noon

Victoria

Prominent Canadian and international visionaries, activists, cultural icons, influencers, and politicians will gather in Victoria, British Columbia, November 17-19 to discuss Canada’s successes and challenges in the area of diversity and inclusion in the 21st century. 

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Canada's trade policy agenda: looking ahead

Nov. 17, 2017, 7 a.m.

Ottawa

The School of Public Policy, the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the CN-Paul M. Tellier Chair on Business and Public Policy host a symposium for anyone who depends on trade or is interested in the future of the economy. 

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Welcoming Refugees - Changing the Public Conversation

Nov. 16, 2017, 6 p.m.

Ottawa

Featuring David Lubell, CEO of Welcoming America, Leslie Emory, Executive Director of the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization, Rouba Mhassein, Founder and President of the Sawa for Development and Aid and Daniel Webb, Director of Legal Advocacy for the Human Rights Law Centre, Australia.

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100 Years Since Russia’s Revolution: What Does it Mean Today and Where is Russia Heading?

Nov. 8, 2017, 6 p.m.

Toronto

Featuring Jeremy Kinsman, former Canadian ambassador to Russia.

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Maximum Canada: Why 35 Million Canadians Aren’t Enough

Nov. 7, 2017, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

Award-winning author and Globe and Mail feature columnist Doug Saunders argues we need 100 million Canadians if we're to outgrow our colonial past and build a safer, greener, more prosperous future. 

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Politics At The Pub: North Korea – Where Are We Now, Where Do We Go From Here?

Nov. 6, 2017, 5 p.m.

Edmonton

Featuring Gordon Houlden, director of the China Institute, professor of Political Science and adjunct professor of the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta.

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Canadian Council on International Law Annual Conference

Nov. 3, 2017, 9 a.m.

Ottawa

The International Law Research Program (ILRP) of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is delivering a plenary session that reflects on Canada’s past successes and failures in international law.

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New Zealand: National Security And International Partnerships

Oct. 31, 2017, 5 p.m.

Winnipeg

Featuring William Hoverd, a former DFAIT Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Ottawa.

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NATO And The European Union – Current Challenges And Future Prospects

Oct. 30, 2017, 5 p.m.

Victoria

Featuring Vice-Admiral Bob Davidson and Vladimir Prebilič.

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Resolving the Venezuelan crisis

Oct. 26, 2017, 4 p.m.

Toronto

To mark the meeting of foreign ministers from 12 countries across the Americas who are coming together to address the situation in Venezuela, Global Affairs Canada – together with the Munk School of Global Affairs and the Canadian Council for the Americas – will host a discussion with government leaders and experts on the crisis in Venezuela.

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Gender Equality in the Canadian Armed Forces

Oct. 25, 2017, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

The Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Centre for International Governance Innovation are pleased to host a discussion with experts from the Canadian Armed Forces on Gender Equality in the Canadian military. 

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Back to the Future: Can The Franco-German Motor Revive Europe After The Elections Of 2017?

Oct. 24, 2017, 11 a.m.

Victoria

A talk by Daniel Schulz,  a research associate at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies in Florence, Italy.