John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service Presented to The People of Lesbos, Greece

November 17, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Halifax, Nova Scotia – Cindy McCain presented the inaugural John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service today to the people of Lesbos, Greece for their heroic support of refugees fleeing the Middle East and Africa. The prize was presented at the tenth annual Halifax International Security Forum – an event that Senator McCain […]

President of Halifax International Security Forum Challenges Global Democracies to Push the Populists Into the Shadows

November 16, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Halifax, Canada – Peter Van Praagh, President of Halifax International Security Forum, today opened the 10th anniversary Forum by issuing a stark challenge to the assembled dignitaries from over 70 countries. “It is not enough to condemn populists as if they have arisen out of a vacuum. The challenge is to properly identify those issues […]

Opening Remarks from Peter Van Praagh, President, Halifax International Security Forum

November 16, 2018

* Check Against Delivery * Senator John McCain was an American Hero for the World. It was our honor to welcome him here to Halifax International Security Forum every year. We will miss him very much. This year, our honor is to welcome Mrs. Cindy McCain, who has been with us here before, and who […]

Halifax International Security Forum Recognizes the Inaugural Class of Peace With Women Fellows

November 16, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Halifax, NS – Halifax International Security Forum will recognize its inaugural class of the Peace With Women Fellowship at a gala dinner being held in the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax. This year’s exemplary group of fellows are: Group Captain Jules Adams, Royal Australian Air Force Brigadier General Ingrid […]

Saint Mary’s University to Host Panel on the Future of International Organizations

November 15, 2018

Halifax, Nova Scotia — As part of its important community outreach in Nova Scotia, Halifax International Security Forum will be holding a public panel discussion on international affairs tonight at Saint Mary’s University. The discussion takes place the day before the Halifax International Security Forum begins its three-day annual conference at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel. […]