NPSIA Event: Grand Foreign Policy and Implementation in DFAIT

Friday March 1st, 2013  3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
River Building, room 3112

The NPSIA SA is pleased to welcome Ron Hoffman, James Junke and Charles Court for a panel discussion on the inner workings of the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. As distinguished civil servants who have been posted around the world throughout the careers, they will be joining us to share their experience and expertise on how grand foreign policy is translated into the specific branches and regions of interest.


Ron Hoffmann, Senior Coordinator for Asia Policy and Strategy (and former Ambassador to Afghanistan and to Thailand/Myanmar/Cambodia/Laos, and with postings to London, Beijing, Johannesburg and The Hague).

James Junke, Director of Human Rights Policy (former postings in Thailand, Lebanon, Pakistan, Italy)

Charles Court, Director for North America Policy (former Ambassador to Guyana, and postings to Tehran, NATO, Belgrade, Cairo, London, Brussels(EU), Saudi Arabia)


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