Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Andriy Shevchenko, talks about his prior experiences as a journalist and politician, and why he believes Russia poses an existential threat to the West.
In this interview, Andrii Veselovskyi, the Consul General of Ukraine in Toronto, talks to Michele Di Leo about his career in diplomacy, and how Russian aggression in Eastern Ukraine has ramifications for Canada’s security and global stability.
Michele Di Leo interviews H.E. Anne Kari Hansen Ovind, Norway’s Ambassador to Canada.
Michele Di Leo interviews the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Toronto, Mr. Anne van Leeuwen.
Michele Di Leo interviews Marc Trouyet, the Consul General of France in Toronto, about the most interesting aspects of his diplomatic career, as well as France’s efforts as to combat terrorism and remain an active player in the international system.
H.E. Daniel Costello, the Canadian Ambassador to the European Union, talks to Michele Di Leo about his diplomatic career, CETA, political stability in Europe, and Canada-EU relations.
British Consul General and Director-General for Trade and Investment in Toronto, Kevin McGurgan, talks to Michele Di Leo about his diplomatic career, Britain’s path after Brexit, and Canada-UK relations.
Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, talks with Michele Di Leo about Ukraine’s transition to democracy, its hopes for an EU partnership, and the vital importance of NATO.
In Part 2 of 2, Peter Fahrenholtz, the German Consul General in Toronto, discusses the EU, NATO, and German-Canadian relations.
In Part 1 of 2, Peter Fahrenholtz, the German Consul General in Toronto, discusses his career, the importance of Africa in European affairs, and society and politics in Germany.