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View the latest news, interviews and presentations with CIC staff and experts plus the latest from our branch events…

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Towards a Reinvigorated Latin American Foreign Policy

Towards a Reinvigorated Latin American Foreign Policy

On November 9, 2023 Robert Ready, Chair of the Latin America and Caribbean Study Group of the CIC National Capital Branch (Ottawa), moderated a discussion between Latin American Ambassadors, Canadian Parliamentarians and Global Affairs Canada officials.  Hosted by...

Germany and Canada can work together to reinforce democratic values

Germany and Canada can work together to reinforce democratic values

The visit of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz this week is one the most important diplomatic opportunities for a Canadian prime minister in years. Amid disruption to global norms as well as growing challenges to democracy, Canada and Germany have increasingly bonded in shared commitment to protecting and reinforcing both the rules-based order on which international security depends and on human rights.

Un article co-écrit par Ben Rowswell paru dans La Presse

Un article co-écrit par Ben Rowswell paru dans La Presse

Élections fédérales 2021 Les Canadiens demandent une politique étrangère pour un monde sans leader PHOTO SAEED ALI ACHAKZAI, REUTERS Familles ayant fui l’Afghanistan, dans un camp de fortune établi près d’une gare de train à Chaman, au Pakistan. « Au fil des ans,...

Ben Rowswell on The National: Going Toe to Toe with China

Ben Rowswell on The National: Going Toe to Toe with China

On September 23, 2021, CIC President Ben Rowswell joined Ian Hanomansing on The National to discuss the diplomatic levers used in the negotiations that led to the release of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig following 1020 days of imprisonment in China.    

Le fiasco afghan

Le fiasco afghan

Ils avaient de l’eau jusqu’aux genoux. L’eau sale d’un canal d’égout, où ils s’entassaient dans l’espoir d’accéder à l’aéroport de Kaboul. Certains portaient du rouge, comme des responsables canadiens le leur avaient conseillé ; c’était une façon d’être repérés à travers le chaos.

CIC Distinguished Fellow Jon Allen on Trump’s Proposed Peace-Plan

CIC Distinguished Fellow Jon Allen on Trump’s Proposed Peace-Plan

    Jon Allen is currently a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Canadian International Council, a Diplomat in Residence at Fulbright Canada and a Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. He is engaged in research and writing...

CBC: NDP questions Trudeau’s response to Venezuela crisis

CBC: NDP questions Trudeau’s response to Venezuela crisis

“This is not about the US. This is a story about Venezuela, Venezuelans have been taking to the streets time after time under Maduro because they want to be able to choose their government”, Ben Rowswell on Power & Politics

CTV: Canada won’t stop extradition process

CTV: Canada won’t stop extradition process

The U.S. confirmed it will ask Canada to extradite Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou. Ben Rowswell told the CTV News what we can watch for on the diplomatic side as this progresses.