Peter and Melanie Munk

Peter and Melanie Munk receive AFP Outstanding Philanthropists Award

November 23, 2016

Peter and Melanie Munk, founding donors of the Munk School of Global Affairs, have received the 2016 Outstanding Philanthropists Award from the Greater Toronto Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

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From Where I Sit: The rise of illiberal democracy

November 15, 2016

Even in countries with (theoretically) free and fair elections we’re seeing democratic values abandoned once the votes are cast. Canadians should be concerned.

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Donald Trump

Donald Trump becomes U.S. President-elect

November 9, 2016

After a 16-month campaign, Donald Trump has been elected as the next president of the United States. We ask Professor Ronald Pruessen, affiliated faculty with the Centre for the Study of the United States at the Munk School of Global...

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Digital vulnerabilities in an era of surveillance

November 7, 2016

An expert panel gathered at the Munk School to explore the digital surveillance and risks that follow people from repressive regimes.

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Beating the heat: Munk School students address working conditions in Qatar

November 4, 2016

Learn how Adam Sheikh used his time in the Munk One program to refine a potentially life-saving idea.

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A Syrian refugee family at a welcoming dinner on Toronto's waterfront

Anti-Muslim prejudice: Canadians have no right to feel smug, say experts

November 2, 2016

A panel of U of T experts recently examined xenophobia in Canada, Europe and the United States at Munk School event.

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Wilson Prichard

Munk School Meets: Wilson Prichard

October 31, 2016

What do taxes have to do with fighting poverty and increasing equality around the globe? Meet Professor Wilson Prichard and find out...

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Going viral: Munk School’s Fellowship in Global Journalism turns experts into journalists

October 26, 2016

Unique in Canada, the Munk School’s journalism program helps professionals shape news reporting from their fields.

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Peter Wallace

City Manager Peter Wallace warns of Toronto’s “risky behaviour”

October 20, 2016

City Manager Peter Wallace recently spoke about Toronto’s financial future at Munk School event.

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A group of protesters speak out against the Canada-Europe Trade Agreement

Stephen Toope: From Where I Sit — Growth is good?

October 18, 2016

Global trade has been a driver of economic growth since the days of the Silk Road, but is it time to challenge historic economic models and do some rethinking?

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