The Future of Diplomacy in a Chaotic World

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 7:00 PM
CIGI Campus Auditorium, 67 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Canada
Public Event: Signature Lecture
Jun 28

In CIGI's concluding lecture of the 2015-2016 public programming season, Fen Hampson, CIGI Distinguished Fellow and Director of CIGI's Global Security & Politics Program, moderates a panel on upcoming issues and trends in international diplomacy. This panel features Chester Crocker, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs; Pamela Aall, Senior Advisor for Conflict Prevention and Management at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP); and Andrew Thompson, CIGI Senior Fellow.  This event is also live webcast. The CIGI Speakers Series returns in September 2016.

Event Speakers

Fen Osler Hampson was a CIGI distinguished fellow and director of the Global Security & Politics Program (2012-2019). Currently he serves as chancellor’s professor at Carleton University and continues to provide leading research and insight to policy makers in the areas of Canadian foreign policy and international and regional security. He also serves as executive director of the World Refugee Council and was co-director of the Global Commission on Internet Governance and director of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.

Pamela Aall is a senior fellow with CIGI, leading a project that examines Africa’s regional conflict management capacity and gaps. She is also a senior adviser for conflict prevention and management at the United States Institute of Peace.

Chester A. Crocker is a CIGI distinguished fellow, leading a project that examines Africa’s regional conflict management capacity and gaps. He is also the James R. Schlesinger professor of strategic studies at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Andrew S. Thompson is a senior fellow at CIGI, effective November 2014.  A specialist in the fields of international human rights, civil society movements and fragile states, Andrew is adjunct assistant professor of political science at the University of Waterloo and the program officer for the global governance programs at the Balsillie School of International Affairs.