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BREXIT: What next? (Analyses and views)

By Various writers

The Pearson Centre is asking various experts about their thoughts on the aftermath of the Brexit vote.. This will be updated periodically. Q&A with 1. David Slin, former British Diplomat and Ambassador 2. Roy Sengupta, Student, Carleton Univeristy ____ …

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Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty: the Only Arms Control Option?

By Sven Jurschewsky

Promoting the Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty: The Only Arms Control and Disarmament Option for Canada? The Issue Global Affairs Canada recently announced it would continue to try to start negotiations on a Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty (FMCT) in Gen …

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Innovation across North America; June 28, Ottawa

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___________________________________________________________________________________________________ CONTENTS: – Program (English and French) – Summary Report – BIO Info on the speakers – Resources on Innovation across North America ____________________ …

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PEARSON’S KEY ROLE IN ISRAEL

By Speaker Yuli Edelstein of the Knesset

Lester B. Pearson’s role in the creation of the State of Israel Comments by Speaker Yuli Edelstein of the Knesset on January 20, 2014 welcoming Prime Minster Stephen Harper to the Knesset: “More than 66 years ago, on 29 November 1947, a historic decisi …

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Diplomacy matters

By Y. Annie Cheung

Indeed we are living in very interesting times! News headlines are often more sensational and violent than movie scripts.  Both new and continuing conflicts are heating up between and among great powers and their proxies, civic protest and unrest have …

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Brits prepare for years of minority government

By Paramjit Rai, Annie Cheung, Igor Delov, Amitav Rath, Andrew Cardozo

The British are getting used to the idea of minority Parliaments as voting patterns change and the two mainline parties, Conservative and Labour, lose ground to smaller parties, observed Nick Pearce, Director of the London-based Institute for Public Po …

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Dilemmas for Japan’s Abe

By Joseph Caron

On December 26, 2013, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo visited the Yasukuni Shrine in central Tokyo for the first time during his current administration. Such visits have been highly controversial and provocative among Japan’s immediate neighbours, a …

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Photos: Albright & Axworthy

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Former U.S. secretary of state Madeleine Albright, former prime minister John Turner, and former foreign affairs minister Lloyd Axworthy, pictured in Toronto at the Global Progress Evening, hosted by the Pearson Centre, April 1, 2014 Lloyd Axworthy

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Deja Vu in World Affairs: Globe & Mail Interview With Madeleine Albright

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Before speaking at the Canadian Centre’s first Global Progress Dinner, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright sat down with the Globe’s Doug Saunders. She discusses at length the West’s response to Putin’s recent actions in Ukraine.

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