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Oxford Handbook on Modern Diplomacy: Panel and Book Launch

Diplomacy remains a key tool for states in the international arena. At the same time, the practice of diplomacy is undergoing significant, even radical, changes. The role of the state is changing on the international scene, how is this affecting diplomacy? Are traditional foundations and diplomatic practices still important for the active diplomat today? How has diplomacy responded to the greater engagement of leaders, to new institutions, to the wider range of issues, to new techniques of communication?

English
Date: 
Thursday, 5 December 2013 - 12:00 pm
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Bangladesh: Out of Fragility?

Since attaining its independence in 1971, Bangladesh’s experience has been characterized by the significant progress of state-building and human development.  Yet recurring natural disasters and governance crises explain why Bangladesh still ranks fairly high on the Failed States Index. This session will explore the paradox of Bangladesh’s development progress and enduring fragility, the prospects for the future as well as opportunities for appropriate international cooperation, including with Canada.

English
Date: 
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 - 2:00 pm
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Disarmament: Old Challenges, New Opportunities

ANGELA KANE, UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs

English
Date: 
Wednesday, 4 December 2013 - 9:00 am
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Senkaku/Diaoyu in the San Francisco System

KIMIE HARA, University of Waterloo

English
Sub-title: 
Past, Present and Future
Date: 
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 - 4:00 pm
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Taking Stock of the ICC’s First Decade

PHILIPPE KIRSCH, Former president of the International Criminal Court

French
Date: 
Tuesday 26 November 2013 à 12 h 30
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Taking Stock of the ICC’s First Decade

PHILIPPE KIRSCH, Former president of the International Criminal Court

English
Date: 
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 - 12:30 pm
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The Iran Nuclear Talks

MICHAEL SINGH, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

English
Sub-title: 
Are We Ready to Make a Deal?
Date: 
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 - 3:30 pm
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Social, Financial, and Other Costs of Immigration

Presented by CIPS and the International Migration Network (IMN). Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

English
Sub-title: 
Detention in Canada and Abroad: An Argument for Reform
Date: 
Thursday, 13 March 2014 - 3:00 pm
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Disarming Syria: The Chemical Weapons

TREVOR FINDLAY, Carleton University.

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations are undertaking an uprecedented operation in Syria: disarming a country of a particular type of weaponry in the midst of a civil war. Professor Findlay will discuss the issue in the context of the overlapping legal, instutitional, technical and political demands being made of Syria and the prospects for success of the operation.

English
Date: 
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 - 3:00 pm
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Territorial Rights: Manuscript Workshop

MARGARET MOORE, Queen’s University.

Presented by CIPS and the International Migration Network (IMN).

English
Date: 
Friday, 8 November 2013 - 9:30 am
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