“The NATO Council of Canada’s Annual General Meeting 2013”
In a by-gone era, the bells at Canadian universities once rang out in tribute for students in uniform, when young people received army, navy and air force training on campus. Through the decisive decades of the 20th Century, the programs of the Canadian Officers Training Corps (COTC) produced leaders of business, politics and the military. Then, in 1968, the COTC and its sister service programs were suddenly abolished.Robert Roy’s presentation to the NATO Council on June 11 will review the history of Canada’s lost tradition of university military training when citizenship, leadership and service were part of a university education and review the Breakout Educational Network’s initiative to revive a contemporary program to provide these values.
The NATO Association of Canada (NAOC) strives to educate and engage Canadians about NATO and its goals of peace, prosperity and security. The NAOC ensures Canada has an informed citizenry able to participate in discussions about its role on the world stage.
April 18th, 2012 – 18:15-20:30 10th Floor, 165 University Ave. Toronto About the Speakers: A graduate in Law, Mrs. Trisic-Babic also has a background in journalism, and studied at Harvard’s Kennedy School Program in the field of national and international security, Boston, Massachusetts. After serving in successively senior positions in the government of Bosnia and Read More…
Our expert panel will examine how U.S.-China competition brings NATO into the Pacific, the challenges that China’s rise poses to transatlantic security, and new opportunities for NATO to engage in the Asia-Pacific with like-minded partners.