CIC in and making news / Le CIC fait l’actualité

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

Voir les dernières nouvelles, interviews et présentations du personnel et des experts du CIC ainsi que des informations sur les événements organisés par nos sections…

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.

MLI: Policy Maker of the Year: Chrystia Freeland

MLI: Policy Maker of the Year: Chrystia Freeland

Ben Rowswell, Canada’s ambassador to Venezuela when the country’s democratic wheels came off, gives Chrystia Freeland credit for the directness of her approach. She was “one of the first world leaders to call a spade a spade in Venezuela.”

The Wilson Center: Diplomacy 201: Ben Rowswell

The Wilson Center: Diplomacy 201: Ben Rowswell

Audri Mukhopadhyay interviews Ben Rowswell, a former Canadian ambassador to Venezuela. In this episode we cover power in diplomacy, life in Venezuela, and the creation of Betterplace.

CIC Fellow Featured in Hespress and Dakhla 24

CIC Fellow Featured in Hespress and Dakhla 24

In his wide-ranging interview, CIC Distinguished Fellow Mokhtar Lamani discusses his upcoming research for the CIC, his experience in Syria, the Sahara issue, and the future of Morocco.

December 2017 Roundup

December 2017 Roundup

This month, CIC fellows were featured in CNN, The Washington Post and The Globe and Mail.

Ottawa Citizen: Choosing danger

Ottawa Citizen: Choosing danger

Ben Rowswell, former Canadian ambassador to Venezuela, sought out dangerous diplomatic postings in Iraq and Afghanistan.