Advisory: Canadian Defence Minister to Open Halifax International Security Forum

November 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20th 2015 (Halifax, Nova Scotia) – The Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Canadian Minister of National Defence and Peter Van Praagh, President of the Halifax International Security Forum, will participate in a press conference to open the 7th annual Halifax International Security Forum. DATE: Friday November 20th, 2015 TIME: 12:15PM (Atlantic) LOCATION: Harbour […]


November 18, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2015 HALIFAX INTERNATIONAL SECURITY FORUM RELEASES AGENDA Annual Global Meeting Will Take Terrorist Threat Head-On HALIFAX, NS—The Halifax International Security Forum released the agenda today for this year’s Forum to be held November 20-22 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The mix of on-the-record plenary sessions and smaller, off-the-record discussions address the […]

7th Annual Halifax International Security Forum Gathers in Wake of Terrorist Attacks on Paris

November 15, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16 November 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris will be front-and-center as international defense and security leaders from around the world meet this weekend for the Halifax International Security Forum. Canada’s new Minister of National Defence, The Honourable Harjit Singh Sajjan, will be hosting high-ranking delegates from 60 countries […]

Halifax International Security Forum Welcomes Canada’s New Cabinet

November 4, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 4, 2015 Washington, DC – The Halifax International Security Forum welcomes the cabinet of Canada’s new government, which was sworn in today by Governor General David Johnston. “We applaud Prime Minister Trudeau for appointing such a strong and diverse team of leaders to cabinet,” said Peter Van Praagh, President of Halifax […]

Halifax International Security Forum Congratulates Trudeau

October 20, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2015 Washington, DC—Halifax International Security Forum today congratulated Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada on winning Monday’s federal general election. “We applaud Mr. Trudeau and his team for their outstanding campaign,” said Peter Van Praagh, President of Halifax International Security Forum. “And we look […]