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Canadian Foreign Policy (CFP) is a peer-reviewed journal published three times a year by the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) at Carleton University.

With subscribers in Canada and around the world, the journal has carved out a solid niche in the Canadian foreign policy community. Its contributors and readers include federal and provincial officials, academic analysts, journalists, NGO representatives, and business people; in short, all those who are informed and involved in Canada's international affairs.

CFP provides practical, policy-relevant analysis for consideration by practitioners and other professionals in the field of Canadian foreign policy. Great emphasis is placed on using the Journal to build a critical mass of Canadian policy expertise, particularly among more junior scholars, researchers and practitioners.

The journal mandate is to:

  • Stimulate the production of policy-oriented research on Canada's international relations
  • Filter the research on international relations commissioned or produced by federal government agencies
  • Facilitate contacts between public- and private-sector decision makers through seminars and consultations, with a view to publishing the most timely research and analysis on international affairs arising out of these exchanges
  • Assist the flow of information and analysis between Canadian and international centres of research through an exchange of publications
  • Provide a focused and uniquely Canadian perspective on international relations for Canada's political leadership

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