New Trends in United Nations-led Peacekeeping: Canadian and Global Perspectives

©Center for International Peace and Security Studies

Jim Della-Giacoma

Alexandra Novosseloff

On Friday, October 21, McGill University in partnership with the Universite de Montreal will given an event titled "New trends in UN-led peace operations, Canadian and global perspectives", which will explore the expansion of peacekeeping mandates: protection of civilians and robust peacekeeping. An event agena and list of speakers is provided below.


9h: Accueil et café

9h-10h45: Panel I – The expansion of peacekeeping mandates: protection of civilians and robust peacekeeping

Président: Vincent Pouliot, McGill University


  • Simon Collard-Wexler, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations
  • Jim Della-Giacoma, Center on International Cooperation
  • Eveline Rooijmans, Oxfam International

10h45-11h: Pause

11h-12h15: Panel II – Access, safety and security for peace operations and humanitarians working alongside them

Président: Megan Bradley, McGill University


  • Larissa Fast, Humanitarian Conflict & Response Institute, University of Manchester
  • David Michalski, Médecins sans Frontières (MSF)
  • Haidi Willmot, UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations

12h15-13h: Pause dîner

13h-14h: « Canada’s return to UN peace operations »

Roland Paris, University of Ottawa & ancien conseiller de Justin Trudeau

14h-15h15: Panel III – New contributors to peacekeeping and Canada’s role

Président: Marie-Joëlle Zahar, Université de Montréal & Directrice du Réseau de recherche sur les opérations de paix (ROP)


  • Arthur Boutellis, International Peace Institute
  • Walter Dorn, Canadian Forces College
  • LtCol Clifford Reeves, Directorate Peacekeeping Policy, Department of National Defence Canada

15h15-15h30: Coffee break

15h30-16h45: Panel IV – Who controls peacekeeping? The Permanent 5, funders and troop contributing countries

Président: Michael Lipson, Concordia University


  • Katharina Coleman, University of British Columbia
  • Philip Cunliffe, University of Kent & Editor of International Peacekeeping
  • Colum Lynch, Foreign Policy

17h-18h30: Réception

Date / Heure Date(s) - 21 octobre 2016 Toute la journée

Emplacement Thomson House Ballroom

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