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HFX Announces Opening of Annual Global Competition 15@15: Youth Building Democracy
May 15, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – HFX announced today the return of its groundbreaking global competition 15@15: Youth Building Democracy. Launched in 2023, 15@15: Youth Building Democracy introduces youth to HFX’s vital mission of strengthening strategic cooperation among the world’s democracies. “15@15: Youth Building Democracy is a vibrant youth initiative,” said…

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March 4, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – HFX announced today the opening of its call for applications for the 2024 Peace With Women Fellowship. The Fellowship is a three-week executive study tour for senior female military officers from NATO and NATO-partner countries. The 2024 program will include meetings with senior military, political,…

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HFX Announces Dates for 2024 Halifax International Security Forum
February 20, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – HFX is proud to announce that the 2024 Halifax International Security Forum will be held November 22-24, 2024 in Nova Scotia, Canada.  The 2024 Forum takes place two weeks after the US presidential election and will be the first major international gathering in the post-election…

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The HFX John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service Presented to the People of Israel
November 18, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HALIFAX, NS – Peter Van Praagh, President of HFX, awarded the HFX John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service today to the People of Israel. The Prize was presented at the 15th annual Halifax International Security Forum – an event that Senator McCain long supported and…

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HFX, Dalhousie and Saint Mary’s University to Host Panel: “It’s a Small World After All and Everything’s Connected to: Victory in Ukraine”
November 16, 2023

  Halifax, NS — As part of its commitment to community outreach in Nova Scotia, HFX will be holding a public panel about the importance of victory in Ukraine. The discussion takes place the day before Halifax International Security Forum begins its three-day annual meeting at the Westin Nova Scotian…

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