Features Archive - Page 46 of 54 - Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy

After Snowden: The Munk School and LSE co-sponsor debate on the rules of cyberspace

January 23, 2015

The Munk School of Global Affairs co-sponsors a London School of Economics public forum on the continuing public policy debate about the rules of cyberspace.

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"The Digital Public Square"

The Digital Public Square

January 6, 2015

At the beginning of 2015, then Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced a new partnership with the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs to launch the Digital Public Square project, an up to $9-million initiative that will increase digital space for free expression and open political dialogue.

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Photo of Stephen J Toope in front of Munk School library

From the Director of the Munk School

January 5, 2015

Read a welcome message from Professor Stephen J. Toope, Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs.

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Picture of people protesting in Syrian city of Ar-Raqqah, courtesy of Beshr O: https://www.flickr.com/photos/beshro/8647270729

Links between ISIS and malware attacks on Syrian opposition groups

December 18, 2014

A Syrian citizen group critical of ISIS was recently the victim of a targeted malware attack designed to reveal their location, the Citizen Lab reports.

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Aerial photo of NSA headquarters in Fort Meade. Courtesy of NSA Website

Ron Deibert on the rift in cyberspace between global citizenship and the nation-state system

November 27, 2014

Professor Ron Deibert analyses the difficulties arising from new norms in cyberspace, how they conflict with the old established system of Westphalian nation-states, and how this tension can be reconciled.

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"Lionel Gelber Prize Jury Announced"

25th Lionel Gelber Prize Jury Announced

November 18, 2014

November 18, 2014 (Toronto and Washington) – Patricia Rubin, Chair of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of the late Lionel Gelber, has announced the 2015 prize jury, selected by returning Jury Chair William Thorsell.

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Wide shot of large crowd in Hong Kong, by Alexander Synaptic: https://www.flickr.com/photos/synapticism/13782894124

Citizen Lab Report Highlighting Cyber Attack Danger Faced by Civil Society

November 11, 2014

The Citizen Lab published a new report entitled Communities @ Risk, detailing the persistent and disruptive cyber attacks experienced by CSOs protecting human rights and civil liberties

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The Custom House at Sunset in Dublin, Ireland. By Giuseppe Milo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/giuseppemilo/

MGA Report Published by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

November 10, 2014

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) has published an in-depth report written by five MGA students detailing the status and policy considerations of social entrepreneurship in Ireland, representing a major contribution to the field.

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Picture of Barack Obama speaking at a podium at Fort Hood. By the US Army.

Janice Stein and John Stackhouse provide post-Debate commentary

November 10, 2014

Munk School Director Janice Stein and Senior Fellow John Stackhouse provide a written analysis on some of the arguments made during the November 6, 2014 Munk Debate on Obama’s foreign policy.

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Ron Deibert sitting on an orange couch. Photo by Dave Chan.

Ron Deibert for CBC Radio on the cyber attack threats faced by human rights groups

November 10, 2014

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert discusses the danger cyber attacks pose to human rights groups with CBC Radio in anticipation of a new report being published by the Lab.

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