Entries by Darren Touch

Professional Development Day / Journée de développement professionnel

Professional Development Day is a one-stop shop where students are provided with the necessary resources to help them cultivate their skills to pursue their future endeavours in the private, public, or non-profit sectors. There will be a number of different workshops that will allow participants to improve their practical skills, such as networking, resume and […]

Town Hall on Electoral Reform // Une séance de discussion sur la réforme électorale

*English follows* La chambre des communes a chargé le comité spécial sur la réforme électorale avec la tâche de mené un processus de consultation nationale sur la réforme électorale fédérale canadienne, et nous allons y prendre part! Le comité d’administration publique mène la discussion en tenant une séance de discussion sur la réforme électorale le […]

2016 PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE | CONFÉRENCE DE POLITIQUE PUBLIQUE 2016

Join the Public Administration Committee for our annual Public Policy Conference on February 6th, 2016! The conference will bring together some of Canada’s leading thinkers and practitioners to explore policy options in our ever changing world. With a new government elected as of October, we want to give students an informative and exciting event on […]

PRESS RELEASE: STUDENT-LED PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE FOCUSSES ON MOVING CANADA FORWARD

February 15, 2015, Ottawa, International, Political, and Policy Studies Student Association   The International, Political and Policy Studies Student Association will hold its first student-led national Public Policy Conference at the University of Ottawa from February 28th to March 1st 2015. The conference theme is ‘Moving Canada Forward’ and will bring together some of Canada’s leading thinkers and […]

Speaker Series // Série de conférences – Michael Chong MP/Député

Democracy, Good Government and Politics: A Night with Michael ChongJoin the Public Administration Committee and the International, Political and Policy Student Association as they host Michael Chong to discuss a number of topics including his effort to restore power and the role of elected members of Parliament in the House of Commons. Come join a number […]

Speaker Series // Série de conférences – Ambassador/Ambassadeur Robert Fowler

Interested in Canadian foreign policy? Want to pursue a career with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development? Join the Public Administration Committee and the International, Political and Policy Student Association as they host Ambassador Robert Fowler on the topics of ISIS and Canada’s role in Iraq. The Ambassador will also be speaking about […]

Conférence : Changements de Puissance et Économie Dynamique: Asie du Sud-Est

Conférence : Changements de Puissance et Économie Dynamique: Asie du Sud-EstLe Canada sera-t-il capable de renforcer ses liens économiques sans se retrouver au centre des rivalités de pouvoir qui envahissent la région ? Alors que nous entamons un nouveau chapitre quant aux relations étrangères canadiennes, il est temps d’approfondir nos connaissances et de réfléchir à […]

Countering the Islamic State: Changing the Frontiers of Diplomacy

The rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria continues to challenge traditional borders and spheres of influence, creating a need for new multilateral alliances. The extremist group has amassed an extensive network of militants and sympathizers worldwide and has become a significant global security concern. Will thwarting this advance requires a multifaceted strategy […]

Ukraine: The Future of International Norms

This conference seeks to analyze the Ukrainian conflict and the shifting sands in Eastern European relations through three different panels. The first panel will discuss the major issues surrounding the crises; energy & sanctions. The second panel, featuring the Estonian and Polish ambassadors to Canada, will provide perspectives from these neighboring nations. The third panel will […]

Public Policy Conference – Moving Canada Forward

Canada’s social and economic prosperity will depend on our government’s approach to public policy. The conference will bring together some of Canada’s leading thinkers and practitioners to rethink our current domestic and foreign policies. With an election tentatively scheduled for October 2015, we want to give students an informative and exciting event on Canada’s public […]