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Policy Workshop: “The EU and Canada in a Changing World Order: Addressing Structural Changes in a World in Flux”

  • When: March 24, 2017
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Location: River Building
  • Room: 2220-2228 Conference Rooms, 2nd floor
  • Intended Audience: Anyone
  • Event contact: Cathleen Schmidt
  • Email contact: cathleen.schmidt@carleton.ca
  • Phone contact: 613-520-2600, x1087

The Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue and Centre for European Studies Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence will co-host the policy workshop, The EU and Canada in a Changing World Order: Addressing Structural Changes in a World in Flux, featuring scholars and speakers from Canada, Europe and United States. This one day policy workshop will include discussion on topics related to major foreign policy challenges facing Canada and the EU, such as cyber-security, terrorism, instability in the Middle East, energy security and climate change, relations with Russia, and changes in the global balance of power.

Program:

9:30AM-10:15AM  Welcome and Opening Remarks

Joan DeBardeleben, Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies and Centre for European Studies, Carleton University

H.E. Marie-Anne Coninsx, Ambassador of the EU Delegation to Canada (confirmed)

Alexandra Bugailiskis, Assistant Deputy Minister, Europe, Middle East and Maghreb, Global Affairs Canada (confirmed)

10:15AM-12:00PM  Panel 1. “Wicked” Problems Facing the EU and Canada

Chair: David Long, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University

Panelists:

  • Annegret Bendiek, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin (Cybersecurity)
  • Jez Littlewood, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University (Terrorism)
  • Costanza Musu, Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa (Middle East)
  • Severin Fischer, Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich (Energy policy and climate change)

12:00PM-1:00PM  Lunch (a light lunch will be provided for registered attendees in the Atrium)

1:00PM-2:30PM  Panel 2. The EU, the US, and Canada in a Changing Global Order

Chair: Achim Hurrelmann, Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies and Centre for European Studies, Carleton University

Panelists:

  • Sven Biscop, Director, Egmont Royal Institute for International Affairs, Brussels (EU views)
  • Fen Hampson, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University and Centre for International Governance Innovation Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Global Security & Politics Program (Canadian views)
  • Carl Lankowski, European Area Studies at the Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Department of State (US views)

2:30PM-2:45PM  Coffee break

2:45PM- 4:15PM  Panel 3. Evolving EU security challenges, NATO, and the Russian factor

Chair: Joan DeBardeleben, Carleton University

Panelists:

  • Markus Kaim, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin (The European security environment and the transatlantic link)
  • Elinor Sloan, Dept. of Political Science, Carleton University (The European security environment: A view from Canada)
  • Maria Raquel Freire, Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra, Portugal (The Russian factor)

4:15PM-4:30PM  Closing Remarks

This event is supported by the Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue, with funding by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Centre for European Studies Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, which receives funding from the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, and by Carleton University. This event is organized as part of the Faculty of Public Affairs Research Month at Carleton University.