You are invited to join a panel of practitioners and scholars to discuss recent and ongoing changes to the practice of diplomacy. Our panelists will address: the centralization of foreign policy in leaders' offices; the evolving role of ambassadors and embassies; the rise of non-state actors; the advent of digital diplomacy. Following short presentations, we will have Q&A and general discussion.
Senator Peter Boehm
Chairman of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee; former Deputy Minister of International Assistance, Global Affairs Canada; former G-8 Sherpa; and former Canadian Ambassador to Germany
Ambassador Sabine Sparwasser
German Ambassador to Canada; former Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, German Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and former Director of the German Foreign Service Academy
Senior Fellow in Foreign and Defence Policy, Massey College; former Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva; and former President and CEO, Plan Canada
The Wick Cary Associate Professor of International Security and the Director of the Cyber Governance and Policy Center at the University of Oklahoma; and the author of Social Practices of Rule-Making in World Politics (New York: Oxford University Press, 2019).
Senior Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs; former Assistant Deputy Minister, Americas, Global Affairs Canada; and the former Canadian Ambassador to Israel and Spain
Program Coordinator, Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History; former editor of International Journal
This event is sponsored by the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History; the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy; and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.