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North Korea: Facts vs Fictions and Seeking Peace

March 22, 2018, 6 p.m.

Toronto

Featuring speakers Chris Black (International Criminal Court) and Patti Talbot (United Church of Canada). Organized by International Channels for Diplomacy and co-sponsored by Canadian Voice of Women for Peace and Science for Peace.

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Saving the Planet: Overcoming Challenges of Emissions Monitoring and Climate Engineering

March 21, 2018, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

This talk, lead by climate law experts Timiebi Aganaba-Jeanty and Neil Craik, explores the international legal and ethical dimensions of these important but controversial technology pathways and considers how Canada might approach the governance challenges connected to these technologies.

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Saving the Planet: Overcoming Challenges of Emissions Monitoring and Climate Engineering

March 21, 2018, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

A talk led by by climate law experts Timiebi Aganaba-Jeanty and Neil Craik.

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Bilateral Brazil

March 20, 2018, 6 p.m.

Toronto

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy-Toronto invites its members and non-members to its fifth Consulate Series event, Bilateral Brazil. The event will be an interactive discussion session on Brazilian foreign policy with Brazilian Deputy Consul General Mr. Ademar Seabra da Cruz.

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The Road To 2030 – Challenges And Opportunities In The World’s Fastest Growing Market

March 15, 2018, 7:30 a.m.

Toronto

Stephen Groff, Vice President of Operations for Southeast/East Asia and the Pacific at the Asian Development Bank, will speak to members about the ADB’s Strategy 2030 agenda and challenges and opportunities that the bank and investors may find in the world’s fastest growing continent.

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Is It Too Late To Salvage A Two-State Solution?

March 14, 2018, 7 p.m.

Ottawa

An event featuring H.E. Douglas Scott Proudfoot, Representative of Canada to the Palestinian Authority.

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Women Leaders in Diplomacy

March 9, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

Ottawa

In recognition of International Women's Day, the United Nations Association in Canada will convene high-level diplomats from the G7 countries to showcase successful strategies for women in leadership. 

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Celebrating Women of Influence in Tech

March 8, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Waterloo

Join CIGI for a panel discussion on how local women are shaping the future — and how we can all continue to support the kind of positive change we want to see in the world.

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Live chat: What is feminist foreign policy?

March 7, 2018, noon

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Join the OpenCanada editorial team on Twitter Wednesday, March 7, at 12 pm ET for a discussion on feminist foreign policy and leadership, featuring government consultant and activist Lauren Dobson-Hughes and journalists Alice Driver and Karen K. Ho. Follow OpenCanada on Twitter or send questions and comments using #FeministFP.

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CIGI Cinema Series: "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power"

March 6, 2018, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

CIGI presents a showing of Al Gore's compelling follow-up to the Academy Award-winning An Inconvenient Truth.

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Building And Keeping The Peace: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

March 1, 2018, 1 p.m.

Winnipeg

Peacekeeping and peacebuilding have never been more important, or more central to global governance. CIC Winnipeg hosts this one day conference featuring keynote speaker Alexandra Novosseloff.

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The North Korean Nuclear Challenge

Feb. 26, 2018, 8:30 a.m.

Toronto

Join the CIC for a conference of international policy makers and North Korean experts from across the globe.

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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.