Events

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Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online

Feb. 20, 2018, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

Join Fen Osler Hampson and Eric Jardine as they discuss the main findings of their book, Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online.

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On The Forefront Of International Development

Feb. 20, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Edmonton

The Canadian International Council, in partnership with the Government of Alberta International Development Office, is pleased to present an evening with representatives of key international financial institutions. 

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Rising China: What Lessons Can We Learn From The 19th Party Congress?

Feb. 19, 2018, 5 p.m.

Vancouver

Join the CIC Vancouver for a lively discussion on the future of China in the international system with Guy Saint-Jacques, former Canadian ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.

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Euro Area Reform: Why and How

Feb. 12, 2018, noon

Waterloo

A daytime lecture on reconciling market discipline and risk sharing in the euro area, featuring CIGI Senior Fellow Beatrice Weder di Mauro.

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Speed-Connecting With International Professionals

Feb. 7, 2018, 5 p.m.

Halifax

The CIC and the Halifax Partnership Connector Program will bring together youth and industry professionals to discuss ideas and tips for building an international career in Nova Scotia and abroad.

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Real & Imagined Security Threats In An Uncertain World

Feb. 2, 2018, noon

Edmonton

In this lunch hour talk, Canadian International Council national president Mark Sedra will explore the politics of fear and the actors that drive it.

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A public dialogue on Canada’s presidency of the G7: Perspectives and challenges

Jan. 26, 2018, 10 a.m.

Ottawa

A conversation with Peter Boehm, deputy minister for the G7 Summit and Prime Minister Trudeau’s personal representative (sherpa) at the G7.

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Keeping Up With The Kurds: The Drive Toward Self-Determination In A War-Torn Middle East

Jan. 25, 2018, 8 p.m.

Saskatoon

Dr. Chris Kilford will discuss the challenges facing the region’s Kurds and provide his view of what the post-ISIS future holds for the Middle East.

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CIGI Cinema Series: "Zero Days"

Jan. 24, 2018, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

Delve deep into the burgeoning world of digital warfare in this documentary thriller from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney.

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EU Talks: Global Security Tested — the EU’s role and ambitions

Jan. 18, 2018, 6 p.m.

Toronto

A panel discussion hosted by the EU Consulates General in Toronto, followed by a light dinner.

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South Sudan: Collapse Of A Country

Jan. 17, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

Victoria

A talk by Nicholas Coghlan, the first Canadian diplomat to be posted to war-torn Sudan, and author of "Collapse of a Country: A Diplomat's Memoir of South Sudan."

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Putin’s Russia: Inside Or Outside The International Order?

Jan. 9, 2018, 1:19 p.m.

Ottawa

A conversation with Princeton University’s Stephen Kotkin, Carleton University’s Piotr Dutkiewicz, and former diplomat Robert Hage.

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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.