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Newsletter - August 2019

August 12, 2019
Source: MIGS

Upcoming events



  • On 10 September, MIGS will host an event titled "Remembering the Start of World War II: The Stories of Four Polish-Canadians” at Concordia University. More information will be available soon.
  • On 20 September, MIGS is organizing a talk titled “North Korea and International Peace” with Canada's former Ambassador to South Korea, Marius Grinius. He will discuss global efforts to bring about peace in the Korean Peninsula and the challenges of engaging North Korea.

Recent events


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  • MIGS hosted an event with MP Garnett Genuis to discuss Canadian foreign policy, democracy and human rights, in particularly the persecution of the Rohingya and how Canada could better respond to mass atrocity crimes.

In the media

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  • MIGS Fellow André Gagné wrote an article on The Conversation about the Christian right in the United States and its impact in Canada. The piece was also published in French on the HuffPost.

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  • Ewelina Ochab wrote an important piece in Forbes in the need for justice for the survivors and the families of the victims of the genocide committed by Daesh.

August 11

  • MIGS’ Youth Fellow Patrick Groeneveld-Meijer wrote a piece for the CBC titled “There's no easy path forward in Canada's dispute with China, but there is a moral one.”

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