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Briefing from the Canadian Ambassador to South Korea: Updates from the Ground

Briefing from the Canadian Ambassador to South Korea: Updates from the Ground
1 Devonshire Place, Munk School of Global Affairs, Campbell Conference Facility
Time: Sep 8th, 10:00 am End: Sep 8th, 11:30 am
Interest Categories: Political Science, East Asian Studies (FAS), 2000-
Panel Discussion

Briefing from the Canadian Ambassador to South Korea: Updates from the Ground

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Description

Canadian Ambassador to South Korea, H.E. Eric Walsh, will share his views, via webconference, on the situation in the Korean Peninsula and the ensuing global implications.He will be joined by a group of University of Toronto experts who will engage in a wider discussion.

H.E. Eric Walsh, Ambassador of Canada

Ambassador Walsh has been serving as Ambassador of Canada to the Republic of Korea since February 12, 2015. This is his fifth overseas assignment since joining the then-Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 1995, following effective postings in Turkey, Romania, Geneva (as Deputy Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament) and Germany (as Deputy Head of Mission in Berlin). While in Ottawa, he was proud to be part of the team that negotiated the Ottawa Convention banning anti-personnel mines, and between subsequent postings he served as Coordinator for Middle East and North African Affairs, and as Director for the East Asia and North Asia divisions.

Contact

Martina Mimica
(416) 946-8996


Speakers

Steven Denney
Discussant
Doctoral Fellow, Asian Institute PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science

Tina Park
Discussant
Doctoral Fellow, Asian Institute PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science

H.E. Eric Walsh
Keynote
Ambassador of Canada to South Korea

Randall Hansen
Chair
Interim Director, Munk School of Global Affairs

Andre Schmid
Discussant
Associate Professor & Chair, Department of East Asian Studies

Hugh Segal
Discussant
Master, Massey College Distinguished fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs


Main Sponsor

Asian Institute

Co-Sponsors

Canadian Centre for Responsibility to Protect


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