Features


Resolving the Venezuelan crisis: Foreign Minister, government leaders and experts discuss ways forward

November 2, 2017

Government leaders and experts gathered at the Munk School to discuss Venezuela’s current state of affairs and ways forward.

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Steam and exhaust rise from a steel mill in Duisburg, Germany

OECD leader talks at Munk School about global progress on climate change

November 1, 2017

Angel Gurría, secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) led a talk on climate change at the Munk School on November 1.

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Kristyn Wong-Tam

Pathways Lab speakers series: A greater understanding of migration through stories

October 26, 2017

The Munk School’s Richard Lee Asian Pathways Research Lab aims to capture the complex journeys of Asian Canadians.

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A group of children gather at a documentary screening.

Identify, invest, inspire: a new approach to international development

October 20, 2017

On October 25, the Munk School’s Innovation Policy Lab will host Rise Up & Care co-founder Kirk Bowman as he explains how his nonprofit twists the traditional development model by empowering local organizations to act on innovative ideas like “badminton samba”.

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Munk School Grad Fights for Press Freedoms

October 12, 2017

Kerry Paterson (MGA’14) shares her experience working in New York City as the Global Advocacy Communications Manager with the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

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Meeting the challenge: John Robinson on Climate Change and Sustainability

October 10, 2017

The first presidential adviser on the environment, climate change and sustainability is determined to create more opportunities for all parts of the university – faculty, students and staff – to collaborate on sustainable practices.

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Mark Kersten

Munk School Meets: Mark Kersten

October 2, 2017

Munk School Fellow Mark Kersten speaks to us about his efforts to bring justice and accountability to victims of war violence.

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Randall Hansen, Interim Director, Munk School of Global Affairs Darrell Bricker, Global CEO, Ipsos Public Affairs Peter Loewen, Director, School of Public Policy and Governance Meric Gertler, President, University of Toronto Didier Truchot, Chairman and CEO, Ipsos David Cameron, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science Rob Myers, President & CEO, Ipsos Canada Mike Colledge, President, Ipsos Public Affairs Canada Larry Alford, Chief Librarian, University of Toronto Laurence Stoclet, Deputy CEO & Chief Financial Officer, Ipsos

Ipsos Corp. Donates Unprecedented Gift of Global Opinion Data to Munk School

September 27, 2017

The extraordinary gift-in-kind, valued at $8.2 million, represents a vast trove of data covering international public attitudes that does not exist anywhere else in the world.

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Noura Al-Jizawi

Scholar-at-Risk: Munk School’s Noura Al-Jizawi, a key player in the Syrian uprising, became an opposition leader

September 26, 2017

Noura Al-Jizawi joins the Master of Global Affairs program this year through a Scholars-at-Risk scholarship.

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Anne Kari H. Ovind, Ambassador of Norway; Anders Wivel, Professor, University of Copenhagen; Niels Boel Abrahamsen, Ambassador of Denmark; Ville Niinistö, MP, Finland; Dagfinn Høybråten, Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers; Hugh Segal; Randall Hansen; Jessica Hedin, Deputy Head of Mission, Sweden; Vesa Lehtonen, Ambassador of Finland; Ólöf Sigvaldadóttir, Acting Chief of Mission, Iceland

University of Toronto launches Nordic Studies initiative

September 21, 2017

The pilot initiative will be housed at the Munk School’s Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies.

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