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The Ottawa Process Twenty Years Later

The Landmine Treaty, Human Security, and Canada in the Twenty-First Century

THE GARDINER MUSEUM
111 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7
OCTOBER 27-28, 2016

On October 27th and 28th the Canadian Landmine Foundation and its affiliated partners are proud to present “The Ottawa Process Twenty Years Later: The Landmine Treaty, Human Security, and Canada in the Twenty-First Century” at The Gardiner Museum in Toronto. Speakers from a variety of fields will lend their expertise to help participants understand what the Ottawa Process began twenty years ago and how Canada continues to deal with challenges, both national and international.

We are also pleased to announce that The Hon. Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Global Affairs Canada will be delivering our keynote address.

Date and Time
Thursday October 27th
9am to 9pm

Friday October 28th
9am to 3:30pm

Please see the program below for more details. You may also download a PDF of the program here: Ottawa Process Program

Venue
The Gardiner Museum
111 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON  M5S 2C7

Registration
To register online please click here. You may also register by contacting Jennifer Chylinski by phone (647) 993-3495 or email [email protected].

General Admission
Members of Partner Organizations
Student Admission

$125.00
$75.00
$30.00 ***

***Conference funds will be provided to defray student fees.

 

Program

 

THURSDAY OCTOBER 27

THE OTTAWA PROCESS: MIRACLE OR MODEL

9:00 REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

10:00-10:30  WELCOME REMARKS

10:30-12:15 HOW THE PROCESS WORKED

Chair: Mark Gwozdecky, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Security, Global Affairs Canada

Jill Sinclair, Executive Director, External Engagement, Canadian Defence Academy.
Canadian negotiator, Ottawa Process
Paul Heinbecker, Former Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations
Norman Hillmer, Professor, Carleton University

12:30-2:00 Lunch with comments from a land mine survivor, Luz Dari Landazuri Segura

2:00 – 2:30   Pavel Hrncir, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Canada and author

2:30-4:45   THE LEGACY OF THE OTTAWA PROCESS: HUMAN SECURITY AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL ACTORS

Chair: Olivia Fernandes, Canadian Landmine Foundation

Wendy Wong, Director, Trudeau Centre on Peace, Conflict and Justice, Munk School of Global Affairs, Univ. of Toronto.
Paul Hannon, Executive Director, Mines Action Canada
Clare O’ Reilly, Mine Action Development Manager, Handicap International
Megan Burke, Director, ICBL-CMC

7:00-9:00 STATES, SECURITY, AND THE IMPACT OF THE LANDMINE CAMPAIGN AND HUMAN SECURITY

Chair: Ellen Wright, Canadian Landmine Foundation

The Hon. Bill Graham, Chair, Canadian International Council
The Hon. Lloyd Axworthy, Foreign Minister, Canada 1996-2000
Mokhtar Lamani, former Arab League Ambassador to the United Nations

Appreciation: Chris Snyder, Chair, Canadian Landmine Foundation

 


 

FRIDAY OCTOBER 28

AFTER OTTAWA:
HUMAN SECURITY, NON-STATE ACTORS, AND CANADA IN THE NEW CENTURY

 

9:00-10:30 FUTURE CHALLENGES TO HUMAN SECURITY

Opening Welcome: Mayo Moran, Provost Trinity College

Chair: James Appleyard, CEO, Freycinet Ventures

Maria Banda, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Nicolas Rouleau, Lawyer/consultant, Toronto
Erin Mooney, Senior Protection Adviser, United Nations, Protection Capacity & Senior Research Associate, Trinity College, University of Toronto

10:45-11:00: BREAK

11:00-12:30  CANADA AND THE POSSIBILITIES OF CHANGE

Chair: Keith Martin, Acting President, Canadian International Council

Robert Bothwell, University of Toronto
Mark Sedra, Security Governance Group
Raj Saini, MP, Member Foreign Affairs and International Development Committee
Paul Meyer, Professor, Simon Fraser University and Co-President, Vancouver Branch, CIC

12:30-2:00 LUNCHEON

2:00-3:00: WHAT CANADIANS THINK OF THE WORLD: A DISCUSSION

Chair: Gerald Wright, Canadian International Council

Michael Adams and Keith Neuman, Environics Institute

3:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Introduction: Hugh Segal, Master of Massey College, University of Toronto
The Hon. Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Global Affairs Canada



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