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 […]

Statement by the President of the Halifax International Security Forum on ISIL’s propaganda video and the use of the #HISF2014

November 22, 2014

November 22, 2014, Halifax, NS – Statement by Peter Van Praagh, President of the Halifax International Security Forum, about ISIL’s distribution of propaganda to Forum participants over social media: “ISIS is using our Forum’s hashtag, #HISF2014, to circulate a propaganda video featuring a British captive, John Cantlie. We understand that ISIL is also sending messages […]

“Politics End In Halifax As Democratic and GOP Senators Seek Common Ground on National Security”

November 22, 2014

“Politics End In Halifax As Democratic and GOP Senators Seek Common Ground on National Security” by Tim Mak It’s amazing what some fresh Nova Scotia air can do. Sens. John McCain and Tim Kaine led a congressional delegation to the Halifax International Security Forum in Canada this weekend, and something spectacular happened. The two senators […]