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, […]

Halifax International Security Forum Establishes Guide Posts for the Year Ahead

November 24, 2019

For Immediate Release Halifax, NS – Halifax International Security Forum concluded its proceedings today with representatives from over 80 democracies providing important guidance on the global security challenges of 2020 and beyond. “Again this year, the Halifax International Security Forum has shown why it is a must-attend event for democratic leaders, subject experts and decision […]

Halifax International Security Forum and Ipsos Release 2019 Global Threat Poll

November 23, 2019

A more dangerous world: People fear hackings over attacks to their personal safety  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, Canada — An increasing number of people feel the world became a more dangerous place over the past year after two consecutive years of declines on the measure. A new Ipsos Global Advisor survey done on behalf of the […]