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Canada’s NATO Podcasts: Interview with Idil Alcinkaya

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Listen as Magdalena Surma interviews Idil Alcinkaya. She is the Editor for the Emerging Security program at the NATO Association of Canada. She is a recent graduate from the University of Toronto holding an Honours Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Global Health with a minor in Spanish. She is trilingual, has a dual citizenship in Canada and Turkey and has completed a year abroad in Madrid, Spain. Her research interests lie in human rights, conflict resolution and foreign policy.

Canada’s NATO Podcasts


Canada’s NATO Podcasts


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Magdalena Surma
Magdalena Surma is currently Canada's NATO Program Contributor and Outreach Coordinator. Former Program Editor of Global Horizons, Magdalena completed a BA in Legal Studies (Honours) and a Masters in Public Service at the University of Waterloo. She also attended Harvard during two summers, where she completed courses in psychology, government, and law. In addition, she successfully completed Harvard Law School’s Executive Education Program in Negotiation and Leadership. Magdalena is currently completing an LLB through University of London’s International Program. She is passionate about law, government, and charitable non-profit organizations. As an avid researcher, she hopes to extend her research to investigate women in security while examining society, culture, and international relations. In addition, Magdalena is also passionate about international business and economy. She is very excited about being involved with various projects at NATO, specifically engaging youth and society about international affairs. Apart from a love of politics, Magdalena enjoys fine art, ballet, and classical music.