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Letter from the President

Dear members and friends of the CIC Waterloo Region Branch,

It is my pleasure to welcome you on behalf of the Executive to the new CIC website.

The mandate of the Canadian International Council (CIC) is to promote deeper understandings of international issues across the country. The Waterloo Region Branch conducts an active program of public lectures, discussions and conferences towards these efforts. Our branch is committed to engaging the community of Waterloo Region in a dialogue on world issues.

The Waterloo Region is home to a number of major research centres on international affairs. CIC-Waterloo Region works closely with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), the Academic Council of the United Nations System (ACUNS), University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, to provide a contemporary and relevant program on issues important to Canadians.

The new website will give all an opportunity to participate in conversations that target various constituencies and allow the opportunity to discuss international affairs and Canadian foreign policy.

Joan Euler
President, CIC-Waterloo Region Branch

About

We live in an increasingly interconnected world, such that Canada is intimately related with events occuring well outside its borders. It is therefore the mandate of the Canadian International Council (CIC) to promote deeper understandings of international issues across the country. The Waterloo Region branch conducts an active program of public lectures, discussions and conferences towards these efforts.

Our branch is committed to engaging the community of Waterloo Region in a dialogue on world issues, Canada’s global role and our multicultural identity. Founded in 1982 under the leadership of Dr. John English, the Waterloo Region Branch of the then Canadian Institute of International Affairs (CIIA) attracted high-level speakers to the community. In close cooperation with the University of Waterloo, the branch maintained an active program until 1995. After a brief hiatus, the branch was re-launched in 2001, and its executive continues to provide its over 100 members with high-level, internationally relevant speakers and programmes.

Today, the Waterloo Region is home to a number of major research centres on international affairs. CIC-Waterloo Region works closely with with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), the Academic Council of the United Nations System (ACUNS), and others, to provide a contemporary and relevant program on issues important to Canadians.

Branch Executive

President
Joan Euler

Vice President
Paul Doherty

Treasurer
Tracey Weiler

 

Secretary
Sylvia Ranson

Membership Coordinator
Eddie Ashimi

Communications 
Amelia Howard

 

Community Outreach
Basheer Habib

WLU Liaison
Meena Sharify-Funk

UW Liaison
Gary Bruce

 

Directors-at-large
John Siebert

 Programming
 Raj Saini
 Warren Clarke
                                                             Matthew Bondy

 

 

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