US FOREIGN POLICY AND CHINA TOP HFX2020 AGENDA

November 13, 2020

HALIFAX, NS — Halifax International Security Forum (HFX), the preeminent gathering of leaders committed to strengthening strategic cooperation among democracies, today highlighted some of the key speakers at this year’s discussions to be held November 20-22. Participants from more than 80 democratic countries will hear from Canada’s Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan; United States […]

2020 Halifax International Security Forum Sign Up

November 11, 2020

The 2020 Halifax International Security Forum will take place virtually November 20-22, 2020. Fill out the below form to receive updates about HFX2020. To learn more about this year’s Forum, click here.

HFX APPLAUDS CANADA’S STANCE ON HONG KONG

October 16, 2020

Washington, DC – Canada’s strong reaction to Beijing’s ominous threat to Canadians in Hong Kong is commendable and should be applauded, HFX said in a statement today.  “Canada has demonstrated incredible patience with regard to China’s behavior,” Peter Van Praagh, HFX President said.  “It is right and appropriate that Prime Minister Trudeau and Ministers Sajjan […]

HFX RELEASES 2020 TOPICAL AGENDA FOR HYBRID FORUM

September 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC—Halifax International Security Forum (HFX), the world’s leading gathering for leaders committed to strengthening security cooperation among democracies, today released the topical agenda for its annual conference. Please see the agenda here. HFX President, Peter Van Praagh, also announced that the Forum will continue as scheduled November 20-22.  This year’s event will be a […]

Statement on the Resignation of Gen. Jonathan Vance 

July 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – Peter Van Praagh, President of Halifax International Security Forum, today thanked Gen. Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff of the Canadian Armed Forces, for his steadfast support of the Forum over many years. “Gen. Vance has energized the Forum and its mission to strengthen strategic cooperation among the world’s democracies […]