About the YPN

Upcoming Events

You can find more CIC YPN events on the CIC Events Calendar

Discussion Forums

Want to learn more or lead a discussion forum?  Contact us at ypn-rjp@thecic.org.

Discussion Forum News

You can join the book club and help select the next book the club will read. The choice’s include:

  • Claws of the Panda by Jonathan Manthorpe (learn more here)
  • Canada on the United Nations Security Council by Adam Chapnick (learn more here)
  • Algorithms of Oppression by Safiya Umoja Noble (learn more here)
  • Arguing with Zombies by Paul Krugman (learn more here)
  • Planet Canada by John Stackhouse (learn more here)

Submit your choice for the Foreign Affairs Book Club’s next book here.

 

Opportunities Board

Economic and Political Affairs Assistant

Consulate General of Japan

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Expiry date: October 30, 2020

Click here for more information

Government Relations and Policy

Tesla

Location: Remote

Expiry date: When filled

Click here for more information 

Information management Officer

United Nations Environment Programme

Location: Montreal, Quebec

Expiry date: November 19, 2020

Click here for more information 

Looking for more opportunities? Please consider checking these other job boards for opportunities in international relations:

Impact Pool

Job vacancies in the European Union, United Nations and International Organizations

80,000 Hours

Opportunities in organizations that are working on some of the world’s most pressing problems

Government of Canada Job Bank

Highlights opportunities and job postings from across the Canada

 

Do you have any opportunities you think should be featured on the board?  Let us know at ypn-rjp@thecic.org.

Meet the YPN Executive

Vice-President, Research and Content Development

 

Anna leads the development and organization of CIC YPN research endeavors, which can include conducting information gathering projects and analysis regarding international issues, activities, policies, legislation, etc. on behalf of the CIC YPN or as outlined in the annual work plan.

Vice President, Digital Media and Communications 

 

Tannishtha develops and maintains the CIC YPN’s branding, curates CIC YPN social media groups, coordinates with the CIC and its associated branches in developing web content directed towards young professionals.

Vice-President, Membership

 

Sahar maintains up-to-date roster of current CIC members participating in CIC YPN, recruits new members into CIC YPN, responds to inquiries from network members and other stakeholders, and re-confirms on an annual basis membership requirements to participation in CIC YPN in consultation with others on the executive committee.

Secretary &Treasurer

Erik manages internal documents, maintains cloud storage/IT assets, works with network chair and vice-chair to book regular network executive meetings, compiles meeting minutes during executive meetings, maintains ToR documents, tracks network budget, develops financial reports as required by the CIC.

Vice-President

Rai assists the network President in leading CIC YPN, maintains the network work plan, provides input and feedback in network strategic planning and visioning, coordinates across CIC YPN executive portfolios, acts as secondary focal point of leadership when network chair is unable or unavailable to carry out duties.

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President

Kevin acts as focal of leadership for CIC YPN, maintains positive relationships with network and local CIC branches, coordinates and leads the activities of CIC YPN, acts as the main point of contact between CIC YPN and the CIC Board of Directors and leadership team, conducts strategic planning and visioning activities as required.

Get Involved

Become a YPN Ambassador!

Have an idea for a YPN event or would you like to spearhead a discussion forum group? Become a YPN Ambassador! 

YPN Ambassadors are actively engaged in their local branch activities and have a keen interest in collaborating with the YPN Executive Members with running events, research initiatives, and content development. 

Working with the CIC YPN is a great way to  contribute to important discussions in foreign affairs, expand your network and skill sets, and help build an engaged international relations community across Canada! 

Reach out to ypn-rjp@thecic.org to learn how you can get involved!

Join the Next Online YPN Meeting!

The YPN meets monthly to discuss ongoing activities and plan for new events. Want to share your ideas? Join us!

Meeting date: Sunday, November 8, 2020 from 1PM -3PM EST

Register here to join. 

Contact Us

 

Have any questions? Want to get involved? You can reach out to the YPN by email at ypn-rjp@thecic.org

YPN Documents

Read the YPN Terms of Reference (2020) here.