On January 10, 2012, the NATO Council of Canada will host a roundtable discussion that explores these pressing issues. Professor Mustafa Koç from the Department of Sociology and the Centre for Studies in Food Security at Ryerson University will examine how conflict – including the Arab Spring – has shaped and been shaped by food insecurity in the Middle East and North Africa. Professor Cecilia Rocha, also from the CSFS at Ryerson, will discuss food security challenges in Brazil from an economic perspective, as well as some innovative ways in which they are being addressed. Professor Christopher Gore of the CSFS at Ryerson will explore environmental challenges to food security in the East Africa region.
The NATO Council invites you to its August Roundtable on August 21! Prof. Stephen Saideman and Prof. David S. Wright will be discussing new challenges to NATO.
These experts will address the challenges of procuring and equitably distributing the COVID-19 vaccine across the globe, as well as the challenges of international cooperation in tackling a common threat. Make sure to join us to hear from these wonderful speakers!
From a Humanitarian Concern to a Security Threat: Changing Mentality Towards Refugees and Inter-displaced Persons
The NAoC hosted a panel event in June 2015, discussing the following question: As more countries struggle with the threat of domestic terrorism and instability, will refugees and inter-displaced persons be considered a “security threat”?