Watch the POWI Webcast on Water and Hydraulic Fracturing

New POWI Webcast

May 29, 2014

POWI brings together scientists, the investment community, industry, academia and First Nations to discuss key issues relating to shale energy development including the relationship between water risk and hydraulic fracturing, transparency and disclosure to minimize water risks, and the future of hydraulic fracturing in Canada.

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May 24-25: Join us for Doors Open Toronto

May 14, 2014

On May 24 and 25, the Munk School of Global Affairs is pleased to once again participate in Doors Open Toronto. Visit our observatory location at 315 Bloor Street West between 10am and 5pm on both days. We will also be offering scheduled tours at 11am, 1pm and 3pm each day.

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Mapping Canada’s Footprint in Asia: Canada can do better

April 23, 2014

Much of what we know about Canada’s presence in Asia is not comprehensive or easily accessible, and this gap in the public narrative concerning Canada’s footprint in Asia is to the detriment of Canadian business as well as Asian market economies.

A group of students at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs have worked to answer the question “What is Canada doing in Asia?” by going beyond the usual suspects in economic indicators.

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Citizen Lab Awarded 1M from MacArthur Foundation

April 21, 2014

The Citizen Lab has been chosen among a group of seven nonprofits for grants of as much as $1 million, to recognize their success and future potential in monitoring governmental political activities in cyberspace and the human rights violations that could result.

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Think Big, Act Now, Change the World

April 11, 2014

The Munk School has established a new partnership with Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI). SEI’s Co-Founder and CEO, Seán Coughlan, is working with Professor Dan Breznitz offering an exciting new course in the MGA program.

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The Blood Telegram Wins the 2014 Lionel Gelber Prize

March 31, 2014

Patricia Rubin, President of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of Lionel Gelber, today announced that the winner of the 2014 Prize is Gary J. Bass for The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide, published by Alfred A. Knopf.

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Spotlight on Brazil: “Boom” or “Bust”?

March 26, 2014

Where is Brazil heading in an election year?

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2014 Munk Graduate Student Conference: examining global system failures

March 17, 2014

On March 20th and 21st 2014, the graduate students in the Master of Global Affairs and the Master of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies will be hosting the 8th annual Munk Graduate Student Conference,

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Hacking Team and the Targeting of Ethiopian Journalists

February 13, 2014

This Citizen Lab post is the first in a series of posts that focus on the global proliferation and use of Hacking Team’s RCS spyware, which is sold exclusively to governments.

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Shortlist Announced for Lionel Gelber Prize 2014

February 10, 2014

February 10, 2014 (Toronto and Washington) – Patricia Rubin, President of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of Lionel Gelber, today announced the five books shortlisted for the 2014 Lionel Gelber Prize.

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