HFX ANNOUNCES 2021 CLASS OF PEACE WITH WOMEN FELLOWSHIP

July 27, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC–HFX today announced the 2021 class of its landmark Peace With Women Fellowship. The program, now in its fourth year, experienced the most competitive selection process to date with a record number of countries submitting applications. Accomplishments of the 2021 class include: The first woman to reach the Admiral ranks in […]

HFX Announces Winter 2022 Taipei Forum

July 21, 2021

Washington, DC — HFX, the Washington, DC-based convener of the prestigious Halifax International Security Forum, is proud to announce that it will hold its first major meeting in Asia in Taipei, Taiwan. HFX TAIPEI will happen on January 21-23, 2022 in association with Taiwan’s Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR). “HFX will celebrate the […]

Peter Van Praagh in Apple Daily: Democracies- Stand together with Hong Kong’s jailed activists

June 9, 2021

The last week of May began with the dictator in Belarus hijacking a commercial passenger plane in Europe so he could imprison a young dissident journalist. The week ended with the dictator in China hijacking the courts in Hong Kong so he could imprison dissidents there. It might seem that it has been a bad […]

ROBIN SHEPHERD IN THE HILL TIMES: FOLLOW THE FAB FOUR AGAINST BEIJING’S BULLYING

April 7, 2021

  By chipping away at China’s sense of its own invincibility, we can gradually change the climate that also encourages Beijing to believe it can take hostages, like the two Michaels, with impunity. As China ramps up the pressure on democracies across the world—throwing in the recent Stalinist-era denunciation of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as […]

HFX INVITES GLOBAL DEMOCRATIC LEADERS TO #StandTogetherOnChina

January 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC — HFX today invited President Biden and democratic leaders everywhere to endorse #StandTogetherOnChina, its new initiative that encourages all democracies to coordinate their efforts to meet the challenge from China. “Over the past little while, authoritarians have put forward alternative forms of government that, they say, are superior to democracy.  […]