Features Archive - Page 14 of 54 - Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy

Journalist Javier Valdez

John Scott-Railton and Ron Deibert for Globe and Mail: Governments are deploying spyware on killers, drug lords – and journalists

May 3, 2019

Researchers from the Munk School’s Citizen Lab talk about the often lethal deployment of spyware against journalists.

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Consul General of France, Mark Trouyet, associate professors Ron Levi and Paul Cohen and Brigitte Proucelle, cultural, education and sciences adviser at the French Consulate

France bestows Ordre des Palmes académiques on Ron Levi, Paul Cohen

May 2, 2019

The Munk School’s Ron Levi, along with Paul Cohen, founding director of the Munk School’s Centre for the Study of France and the Francophone World, were honoured for their major contributions to French education and culture.

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Lynne Viola

Lynne Viola awarded Killam Prize for research contributions to humanities

April 26, 2019

Historian Lynne Viola, affiliated faculty at our Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, has received the top award from the Canada Council for the Arts.

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Rise of Ghost Hotels Casts Pall over Toronto Rental Market

April 23, 2019

A Toronto Star/Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy investigation looks at the emergence of “ghost hotels” and the effects of profitable, short-term rentals on Toronto’s housing crisis.

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Hon. Kevin Rudd: China–Canada–U.S. Relations: What Happens Next?

April 22, 2019

The 26th Prime Minister of Australia and President of the Asia Society Policy Institute is our guest this Wednesday, April 24, at the Rotman School of Management’s Desautels Hall.

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Syria’s White Helmets speak about their dangerous front-line work and preparing for life after war

April 11, 2019

They talked about their work, the situation in Syria and the lives of those displaced by the civil war at an event organized by the Munk School’s Global Migration Lab.

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Dan Breznitz

Dan Breznitz, Co-Director of CIFAR’s Innovation, Equity, & the Future of Prosperity Program

April 9, 2019

Munk School professor Dan Breznitz joins a new research program that examines how innovation policies affect the distribution of opportunities and outcomes in society.

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Munk One alumni Jonah Toth, Edil Ga'Al, Sayeh Yousefi and Adam Sheikh

Learn about our Munk One program

April 8, 2019

Applications for Munk One, our first-year foundation program, are open now. In this story, Munk One alumni share how their time in Munk One impacted their overall U of T experience.

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Rob Deibert sits with Lesley Stahl on 60 Minutes

Citizen Lab on 60 Minutes: NSO CEO on fighting terror, Khashoggi murder, and Saudi Arabia

March 25, 2019

Ron Deibert and Bill Marczak from the Munk School’s Citizen Lab were on 60 Minutes discussing their work tracking Pegasus spyware.

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Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman

Citizen Lab in New York Times: How Internet Mercenaries Do Battle for Authoritarian Governments

March 22, 2019

Citizen Lab has been tracking how products by NSO Group, an Isreali spyware company, have been used to spy on journalists and dissidents.

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