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. […]

Media Advisory

November 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HALIFAX, CANADA — Halifax International Security Forum will hold an opening news conference on Friday, November 16th, with Forum President Peter Van Praagh and Canada’s Minister of National Defence, The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan. Details are, as follows: Friday, 16 November 2018 11:00 AM (AST) The Westin Nova Scotian Harbour Room A 1181 […]

Halifax International Security Forum Releases 2018 Agenda

November 14, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HALIFAX, CANADA — Halifax International Security Forum, North America’s leading foreign affairs and defense conference, released the agenda for its November 16-18 gathering. The Forum is hosted by The Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of National Defence. A copy of the complete agenda can be found here. Highlights include: A full-length public interview with […]