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François LaRochelle

 Fellow, Institut d’études internationales de Montréal (UQÀM)

François LaRochelle is a former Canadian diplomat. Abroad he was posted in Cairo (twice), Damascus as well as Vienna (OSCE) and Brussels. In Ottawa he worked in various sectors in the department of Foreign Affairs including the Middle-East. He was Director for relations with the Cabinet before joining the Foreign and Defence Policy Secretariat of the Privy Council. He now lives in Montreal and is a fellow of the Institut d’études internationales de Montréal of the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM).

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The case for accelerating the rebuilding of Aleppo

The case for accelerating the rebuilding of Aleppo

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September 8, 2017

With the war in Syria ongoing, it may feel too soon to think about the
country’s reconstruction. Not so, argues former diplomat François LaRochelle, as he lays out how Canada
and the international community can contribute to efforts already underway.