Halifax International Security Forum Thanks The Honourable Peter MacKay

May 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – Mr. Peter Van Praagh, President of the Halifax International Security Forum, today issued the following statement regarding the Honourable Peter MacKay’s announcement on Friday, May 29, 2015 that he would not seek reelection. “Halifax International Security Forum thanks the Honourable Peter MacKay for his vision for […]

Statement by the President of the Halifax International Security Forum Regarding Changes to the Canadian Cabinet

February 9, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 9, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – Mr. Peter Van Praagh, President of the Halifax International Security Forum, today issued the following statement on changes to the Canadian cabinet: “The Halifax International Security Forum and the Canadian government, through the Department of National Defence and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, have forged a […]

Halifax International Security Forum Announces Dates of the 2015 Forum

February 2, 2015

February 2, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – The 2015 Halifax International Security Forum will take place November 20-22 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Now in its seventh year, the annual Forum features democratic leaders and thinkers who gather to address the most pressing international security challenges. “We are proud that at the end of each calendar year, […]

McCain blasts Europe’s approach to Ukraine conflict ‘a joke’

November 28, 2014

Euronews: “McCain blasts Europe’s approach to Ukraine conflict ‘a joke’” Interview by Isabelle Kumar Maverick is often the term used to describe American Senator John McCain, the famously straight- talking, no-nonsense politician who ran for the US Presidency in 2008, losing out to Barack Obama. Today, he is still a political force to be reckoned […]

The 2014 Halifax International Security Forum Concludes

November 23, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 23 NOVEMBER 2014 HALIFAX, NS –The 2014 Halifax International Security Forum has united individuals who are on the ground facing consequential local threats, writers who challenge and influence the world’s thinking on security, and decision-makers who make the tough choices. These individuals completed a successful conference today and set the security agenda […]