Halifax International Security Forum Congratulates Senator Tim Kaine
July 28, 2016


July 28, 2016

Washington, DC—Senator Tim Kaine, Co-Chair of the Halifax International Security Forum’s annual Congressional Delegation, was confirmed Wednesday as the Democratic Party’s nominee for Vice President of the United States.

Mr. Peter Van Praagh, President of the Halifax International Security Forum, today issued the following statement upon Senator Tim Kaine’s acceptance as nominee:

“Halifax International Security Forum congratulates Senator Tim Kaine, the Co-Chair of the Halifax International Security Forum’s annual Congressional Delegation, on the confirmation of his party’s nomination for Vice President Wednesday in Philadelphia.

“Every November, thoughtful leaders from democratic countries meet in Halifax, Nova Scotia to address the world’s toughest security challenges. We are proud that the Congressional Delegation, Co-Chaired by Senators Tim Kaine (D-Va) and John McCain (R-Az), contributes substantially to the conversation every year.

“It is our judgment that solutions for a more secure and peaceful world begin with sharing ideas and experiences. The impact that the annual Congressional Delegation makes is fundamental to the conversation.

“I thank Co-Chairs Senator Kaine and Senator McCain for their dedicated leadership at Halifax International Security Forum and look forward to welcoming them back to the 8th Halifax International Security Forum November 18-20 in Halifax.”

Halifax International Security Forum is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization based in Washington, DC.

The 8th Halifax International Security Forum will be held November 18-20, 2016 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

For more information about the Halifax International Security Forum, please contact


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