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International Law Graduate Student Conference

Aug. 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

Waterloo

This conference will examine the history and practices of International Law in Canada over the past 150 years as they relate to each of the ILRP themes: environmental law, economic law, intellectual property law and Indigenous law. 

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Myanmar, Moldova And The Rule Of Law

Aug. 10, 2017, 6 p.m.

Hamilton

A lecture by John Pearson, whsoe extensive background as a Crown Prosecutor should yield for interesting discussion and insights into domestic and international law.

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Welcome to Vancouver: A Discussion on LGBTQ2+ Refugees in Canada

Aug. 3, 2017, 5 p.m.

Vancouver

The Vancouver Branch of Canadian International Council in partnership with the Vancouver Pride Society are hosting the inaugural Vancouver Pride Society LGBTQ2+ human rights panel discussion. 

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11th Annual Midsummer Evening Get Together

July 19, 2017, 6 p.m.

Toronto

Please join Fraser Mann, president of the Toronto CIC branch, and other members of the executive, for this evening of networking and socializing.

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A Positive NAFTA Renegotiation: Part 2

July 17, 2017, 10:30 a.m.

Washington

A panel featuring Patrick Leblond, senior fellow at CIGI, on gender and human rights.

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Thunder Bay: Annual Branch Meeting

July 5, 2017, 5 p.m.

Thunder Bay

The CIC Thunder Bay Branch is holding their Annual Branch Meeting for members.

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A Life on the Front Lines of Public and Private Organizations – An Evening with Marie-Lucie Morin

June 29, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Ottawa

A conversation with Marie-Lucie Morin on her experience as executive director for Canada at the World Bank in Washington from 2010-2013, national security advisor to the Prime Minister, associate secretary to the Cabinet, deputy minister of international trade, and associate deputy minister of foreign affairs. 

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Out of Africa – Bringing Stories Home

June 28, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Halifax

Kayla Hounsell, an award-winning journalist, will speak about her experiences in Africa, and why she believes international reporting is important.

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CIGI at the European Financial Management Association Annual Meetings

June 28, 2017, 4 p.m.

Athens, Greece

Miranda Xafa, CIGI Senior Fellow, will participate in the panel discussion "Bank governance in the post-crisis era: How might bank governance be improved?"

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CIC Victoria: Summer Reception

June 26, 2017, 5 p.m.

Victoria

Join CIC Victoria for its summer reception.

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Politics @ the Pub: Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa: A Solution to Unemployment and Underdevelopment?

June 19, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Ottawa

A panel discussion on how entrepreneurship could provide solutions to youth unemployment and poverty from underdevelopment.

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Charting the Future: Global Knowledge Assets and the IGC

June 14, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

Geneva

A lunchtime side event at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva.

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Tackling the Global Tobacco Epidemic With Research Evidence

June 13, 2017, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

This lecture will present findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project.

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Operation UNIFIER: Joint Task Force Ukraine

June 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Winnipeg

A talk with Lieutenant-Colonel Wayne Niven, who commanded approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces personnel based at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine.

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Muslim Integration in France and Canada Compared

June 8, 2017, 4 p.m.

Toronto

In this panel discussion, experts from France and Canada will present and discuss recent survey research assessing the integration of Muslim minorities in France, Quebec and Canada.

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Great Canadian Debates: The government must act to save journalism in Canada

June 6, 2017, 7 p.m.

Ottawa

Does the government need to act to save journalism in Canada? A debate with John Honderich and Andrew Coyne at the Canadian War Museum.

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CIGI at the Canadian Economics Association Conference

June 2, 2017, 10 a.m.

Antigonish

Two CIGI research associates will speak at the 51st Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association at Nova Scotia's St. Francis Xavier University. 

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Inclusive Security – What it is and Why it Matters to Canada

May 29, 2017, 5 p.m.

Toronto

Join us for a talk with Jacqueline O’Neill on women’s inclusion in preventing and stopping war. 

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Protection of children within the security and peace agenda: Canadian leadership

May 29, 2017, noon

Ottawa

Join UNICEF Canada for personal reflections and discussion on the issue of children and armed conflict with Harjit Sajjan and Roméo Dallaire.

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Rights City/Ville des droits humains

May 26, 2017, noon

Montreal

Join us at the #RightsCity global initiative to celebrate the role Montreal has played in advancing human rights worldwide.