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

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Fen Osler Hampson

CIGI Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Global Security & Politics Program

Fen Hampson is a distinguished fellow and director of the Global Security & Politics program, overseeing the research direction of the program and related activities. Previously, he served as director of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and will continue to serve as chancellor’s professor at Carleton University. He is the recipient of various awards and honours and is a frequent contributor to the national and international media.

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Pamela Aall

CIGI Senior Fellow

Pamela Aall is a senior fellow with CIGI’s Global Security & Politics Program, 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.

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Chester A. Crocker

CIGI Distinguished Fellow

Chester A. Crocker is a distinguished fellow with CIGI’s Global Security & Politics Program, 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.

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Andrew S. Thompson

CIGI Senior Fellow

Andrew S. Thompson is a CIGI senior fellow, 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.