Halifax International Security Forum and the Wilson Center Announce Joint US-Canada Initiative

November 19, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 19 November 2017 Halifax, Nova Scotia — Halifax International Security Forum and the Wilson Center Canada Institute are pleased to announce that they will jointly host the Halifax Chats in Washington D.C. in 2018. The Halifax Chats are a series of four in depth public conversations that will bring American and Canadian […]

Halifax International Security Forum 2017 Announces: “Halifax Peace with Women Fellowship”

November 18, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 18 November 2017 Halifax, Nova Scotia —  Halifax International Security Forum is proud to present an exciting new initiative designed to enhance the role of women in international security. Jonathan Weisstub, Chairman of the Board of the Halifax International Security Forum, today announced the Halifax Peace with Women Fellowship. This 3-week program […]

Opening Speech of 2017 Halifax International Security Forum

November 18, 2017

Opening Speech of 2017 Halifax International Security Forum Peter Van Praagh, President Halifax, Nova Scotia 17 November 2017 *Check Against Delivery* Your excellencies, Ministers, Members of Parliament, Members of the Congressional Delegation, Distinguished Officers, Ladies and Gentlemen, colleagues, and friends. On behalf of everybody who has worked to put this gathering together for you, welcome […]

Halifax International Security Forum Establishes John McCain Prize for Courage in Public Service

November 18, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 18 November 2017 Halifax, Nova Scotia — Halifax International Security Forum, North America’s leading foreign affairs and defence conference, today established a new prize honouring outstanding courage and leadership in public service. “The Forum has always stood for the values of strong and courageous leadership in defence of freedom and democracy,” said […]

NATO to Receive Builder Award from Halifax International Security Forum

November 17, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 November 2017 HALIFAX, NS – Halifax International Security Forum announced today that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will receive its prestigious Builder Award during a gala celebration at Pier 21 tonight. “The Builder Award recognizes individuals or groups who have been instrumental to the success of the Forum and are […]