‘Fighting for the future’: Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy speaks with Canadian university students at U of T event

On Wednesday, June 22 at 10am ET,H.E. Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, spoke directly to students at an interactive event hosted by the President of the University of Toronto and the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy.

The Hon. Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, introduced President Zelenskyy, who delivered an address virtually from Ukraine and took questions from students watching at U of T and in viewing parties at universities across Canada. Munk School Director Peter Loewen moderated the event.

Dan Breznitz wins 2021 Donner Prize for Innovation in Real Places

Dan Breznitz, Munk Chair in Innovation Studies and Co-Director of the Innovation Policy Lab, has won the 2021 Donner Prize for his book, Innovation in Real Places (Oxford University Press). The book also won the inaugural Balsillie Prize for Public Policy in late 2021.

Ian Shugart, Canada’s top public servant, appointed as Munk School professor

Ian Shugart will officially take on his role as professor, teaching stream, in September 2022. He will teach in the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy’s Master of Global Affairs & Master of Public Policy programs.


The Future of Money

On May 19, 2022, leaders and experts from across multiple sectors gathered for The Future of Money, a forum aimed at exploring the future of open banking, digital currencies, payment modernization, and more.

See a recap of the event, in images.


A Q&A with Cheng Li

Munk School distinguished fellow Cheng Li spoke with us about his fellowship, the implications of artificial intelligence, the Shanghai middle class, and the future of U.S.-China relations.

News + Media

Munk School in the Media

Munk School experts are frequently sought to provide comment and context in Canadian and international media. From polling and elections to Citizen Lab reports on NSO spyware, from trade negotiations to global migration, our faculty and researchers are helping to shape conversations on the issues the matter most.


Russia’s attack on Ukraine: Research and commentary

Read and watch the latest research and commentary from faculty and researchers at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy.