Upcoming Events

March 2013

CSDS Speaker Series

Trials and Tribulations: Lessons and Legacies of 20 Years of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

Rachel Kerr
King's College London

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11:30-1:00, Dunton Tower, Room 2017, Carleton University
Thursday, 7 March 2013

Advance registration is requested at: kerr.eventbrite.ca.

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February 2013


The Deconstruction of Mass Atrocity Prevention

Ambassador Stephen Rapp
US Ambassador at Large for War Crimes
Tibi Galis and Samantha Horn
Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation


2013 Annual Model NATO Conference

Carleton University

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Thursday, 21 February - Sunday, 24 February 2013

Opening Ceremonies for this year's conference will take place at the Lord Elgin Hotel. All committee sessions will take place in the River Building at Carleton University. For more information, click on the event title above.

December 2012

Joint CSDS/CIC Roundtable

Could Mali be the Next Afghanistan?

Robert Fowler
Former Deputy Minister of Defence and Ambassador to the United Nations
Robert Rotberg
Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and past president of the World Peace Foundation

CSDS Speaker Series

Algeria and The Crisis in Mali

Anouar Boukhars
McDaniel College and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

November 2012

CSDS Speaker Series

Conversing with the Adversary: Interviews with Failed Suicide Bombers and Their Dispatchers

Yoram Schweitzer
Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), Tel Aviv

October 2012

CCISS Intelligence and National Security Seminar

The Globalization of Intelligence

Adam D.M. Svendsen
University of Copenhagen

CSDS Speaker Series

The United States and Israel: Why Netanyahu and Obama Can't Get Along

Peter Beinart
Author of The Crisis of Zionism

Joint CIC/NPSIA Workshop

US Foreign Policy After the Election

Anthony Quainton
Distinguished Diplomat in Residence, School of International Service, American University, Washington
John Curtis
Former Chief Economist, DFAIT
Joel Sokolsky
Principal, Royal Military College of Canada

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Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT)
Tuesday, 16 October 2012

This invitation-only workshop is organized by the CIC Ottawa Foreign Policy Initiative and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. Participation is restricted to CIC National Capital Branch members, NPSIA faculty and students, DFAIT personnel, and invited guests. Registration is required. For more information on how to register, please email ottawa@opencanada.org or telephone 613-903-4011.

September 2012

CSDS Speaker Series

Democracies & Counter-Terrorism: Challenges & Solutions

Jonathan Fine
Interdisciplinary Centre (IDC) Herzliya, Israel


2013 Model NATO Conference

Posted 1 March 2013

The 2013 Model NATO conference took place February 21-24 on the Carleton University Campus. Lt-Col Kay Kulen, Military Attache of Germany to Canada CSDS, gave the keynote address at this year's opening ceremonies, held at the Lord Elgin Hotel in downtown Ottawa. Croatia's Ambassador to Canada, Veselko Grubisic, gave the annual lunchtime keynote address on Saturday, February 23. The winner of this year's Dr. Lee Windsor Award for Best Delegation was Team U.S.A., represented by the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University -- the first NPSIA delegation ever to participate in the annual event. Congratulations to delegate members Nour Fadol, Jennifer Boyczuk, Adam Reid, Andrei Marinescu and Jonathan Jeffrey. Click here for more information.