Special Speaker Series

The Group of 78 hosts special speakers and events from time to time.AY

March 10, 2016 – Panel Discussion: “Pathways to Peace in Syria and Iraq” Panelists Payam Akhavan, Marina Ottaway, Mokhtar Lamani, and Sebastien Beaulieu. Moderator, Paul Dewar. For links to background reading articles and speakers’ bios click here

November 19, 2015 – Ed Broadbent – The Future of Social Democracy: reflections on Canada’s federal election

February 3, 2015 Academic Seminar Series – Ron Labonte and Steven Hoffmann Neo-Ebolism: How neoliberal globalization helps us understand  the what, why and so what of Ebola

October 30, 2012 – Rt. Hon. Joe Clark – Leading from Beside: Opportunities for Canadian Foreign Policy

November 28, 2011 – Jim Stanford – Taking Back Credit: Why Democratizing Control over Money is Essential to Global Well-Being

April 29, 2008 – Women’s Empowerment in Afghanistan with Khorshied Samad, Najia Haneefi, Khadija Bahram, Mirwais Nahzat, and Kathryn Trevene

January 30, 2008 – Jack Layton – NATO in Afghanistan: From Bad to Worse

May 12, 2007 – Foreign Policy Forum on a Progressive Canadian Foreign Policy for the 21st Century

Forum Program

Forum Speaker Biographies

May 1, 2006 – Twenty-fifth Anniversary Gala Dinner with Senator Douglas Roche, Senator the Very Reverend Lois Wilson, and Richard Harmston

Gala Program

Senator Roche Speaking Notes

Senator Wilson Speaking Notes

Richard Harmston Speaking Notes