December 12, 2018 : Aga Khan Foundation Canada and WFP host discussion about conflict and food insecurity

David Beasley, executive director of the United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) and Alex Bugailiskis, Canada’s ambassador to Italy and permanent representative to the Rome-based UN agencies, will facilitate a discussion about interventions to address hunger and conflict. The event is hosted by the Aga Khan Foundation Canada. Beasley will draw from his recent experience with vulnerable women and girls in the Sahel, Bangladesh, Syria, and Yemen.  

Conflict is a leading cause of food insecurity, leaving people vulnerable as they are forced to leave their land, homes, and jobs.

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Event website- CanWaCH

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University of Victoria hosts seminar on sustainability and borders

Simon Dalby, senior fellow at the Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and professor of Wilfrid Laurier University, Simon Dalby, is leading a seminar series at the University of Victoria on sustainability and development. He plans to highlight challenges surrounding global governance of environmental issues. He will also explore the extent to which environmental phenomena are governed by territorial strategies and discuss new forms of structures of international collaboration.

Location: Victoria, Canada

Website - University of Victoria


January 25-27, 2019: World University Service of Canada hosts conference on global development

The World University Service of Canada (WUSC) and the International Centre for Studies and Cooperation (CECI) host 'The International Forum', a global development conference. The forum is an annual gathering to share ideas and best practices related to global development.

This year’s conference will focus on how the movement of youth, money, and ideas are shaping the world. Attendees will include government delegates, members of international cooperation organizations, civil society actors, representatives from the private sector, youth, researchers and development specialists. 

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Event website - International Forum