NPSIA Event: Benefit Soirée

March 7, 2013

Begins at 6 pm (registration, cash bar, and silent auction) at Château Laurier

Benefit Soirée, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA)

Key note speaker: The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean

The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs invites you to attend our annual Benefit Soirée on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the Château Laurier.

This year’s keynote speaker, The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, will discuss development challenges and policy solutions in her talk entitled “On the Path to Reconstruction: the Challenges of International Development in Haiti.”

This premier event will include dinner, a silent auction, and discussion with students, academics and professionals with all proceeds going to charity. This year, the charity is the Fondation Michaëlle Jean Foundation, which supports youth arts initiatives that transform young lives and revitalize underserved communities across Canada.

Early Bird Raffle for NPSIA Students: Buy tickets before Friday, February 15 and be entered into a raffle for one of two seats at the head table with the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean.

Student Prices: $75 for NPSIA students, or $85 for other students

Alumni Prices: $110 for NPSIA alumni

General Admission: $130 per person or $1000 for a table that seats 8 people.

Registration: Register on-line at or contact the Soirée Committee by e-mail at

Deadline for registration is Tuesday, February 26, at 5pm. Deadline for refunds is midnight Monday, February 25.


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