Janice Stein Appointed Chair of Halifax International Security Forum

May 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – The Halifax International Security Forum today announced the appointment of Janice Gross Stein as Chair of the Forum’s Board of Directors. “We are very proud and excited to have someone of Ms. Stein’s stature helm our organization and look forward to working with her as we enter our thirteenth […]

PETER VAN PRAAGH IN NATIONAL POST: COVID-19 IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO REFORM THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM

May 21, 2020

  Seventy-five years ago, the Second World War served as the impetus for creating an international system that worked for a very long time. Instead of another major conflict, let us use this current crisis as the impetus for modernizing the international system today Seventy-five years to the month after they defeated the Nazis in […]

Halifax International Security Forum Calls on China to Drop Charges Against Democracy Activist

May 17, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – “Politically motivated charges against Figo Chan and other pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong should be dropped immediately,” said Peter Van Praagh, President of the Halifax International Security Forum today. Chan and human rights campaigner Emily Lau accepted the 2019 John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service at the […]

Halifax International Security Forum Announces Call for Applications for the 2020 Halifax Peace With Women Fellowship

January 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC – Halifax International Security Forum is proud to announce the opening of the Call for Applications for the 2020 Halifax Peace With Women Fellowship. The Fellowship is a 3-week executive tour for senior active-duty women military officers that will take place from October 26 to November 23, 2020. Fellows will […]

Halifax International Security Forum Announces Dates of the 2020 Forum

January 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC – Halifax International Security Forum announced today that the 2020 Forum will take place November 20-22 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Now in its 12th year, the annual conference brings together democratic decision-makers, including a significant delegation from the United States Congress, with individuals on the ground facing consequential local threats, […]