Cooking Up Clean Technologies: Cook Stove Design, Marketing and Adoption in South India

June 18, 2014

In March 2014 a delegation from UofT went to South India to research a cleaner alternative to the Chulha

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Prof Dan Breznitz has studied innovation growth economies such as Taiwan, Israel and China. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Ireland Could Learn the Lessons of Social Entrepreneurship

June 9, 2014

The Irish Times features Dan Breznitz and Sean Coughlan work with MGA students research helping people abroad and in Ireland better understand, and develop, social entrepreneurship, in a way that could benefit Ireland.

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Congratulations to Munk School Graduating Students Class of 2014

Congratulations Munk School Graduates – Class of 2014!

June 6, 2014

Congratulations to all of our graduating Munk School of Global Affairs students!

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"The First World War transformed global geopolitics and shaped almost every aspect of the world we live in" 1914-1918: In Memoriam --- #ROADTO1914

1914-1918: In Memoriam

June 2, 2014

Consisting of distinctive military band performances, military formations, and commentaries, the evening’s event shared a moving and appropriate commemoration of the sacrifice of Canadian men and women in World War I.

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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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Cover of the Blood Telegram and Headshot of Gary J. Bass

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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