Friday, 25 January 2013

Munk-Gordon #Arctic Peoples & Security #Conference

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From: Megan Harrison <>
Date: 25 January 2013 10:22
Subject: Media Alert - Arctic Peoples and Security Conference

Arctic security conference gives a voice to Inuit looking for
people-focused policies in Canada's North

The Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program is hosting its third annual conference, "Arctic Peoples and Security." Taking place in Toronto over two days, the conference will create an opportunity for dialogue between Arctic residents, experts and decision-makers who will work together towards improving Canada's Arctic security public policy. It will also give a voice to emerging leaders who will add a fresh perspective to these important debates.

Now in its third year, the annual Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program conference has become one of the premiere venues for the discussion of circumpolar issues, covering topics such as the Arctic Council, public opinion in and about the North, and emergency management.

"Arctic Peoples and Security" is hosted by the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation and the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, in partnership with Inuit Qaujisarvingat: Inuit Knowledge Centre at Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; St. Jerome's University; and the Centre for Contemporary International History. For more information, visit

Conference title:                             Arctic Peoples and Security

Hosted by:                                          Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program

Date:                                                     January 29 and 30, 2013

Agenda:                                               Conference booklet                                                      

Location:                                             Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility
University of Toronto
1 Devonshire Place, Toronto

Live broadcast:                       

This conference will be live Tweeted! Follow @ArcticSecurity and participate by using #ArcticVoices.

Please Note: This conference is sold out. Therefore, for capacity reasons all media must register in advance to attend. To register please contact:


Megan Harrison

Communications Officer

Ph. 416-601-4776 (ext. 233)


Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation

11 Church Street, Suite 400

Toronto, ON  M5E 1W1


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