Advisory - "Power and Responsibility": Managing Global Insecurity in the Era of Obama



    OTTAWA, June 3 /CNW Telbec/ - International security expert Bruce Jones
will be in Ottawa on June 5 to deliver a lecture at Canada's International
Development Research Centre on managing global security in the era of US
President Barack Obama. A Senior Fellow of the New York University Center on
International Cooperation and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution,
Jones is a recognized authority on transnational threats and international
cooperation, global peacekeeping, and fragile state engagements.

    Date: Friday, June 5, 2009
    Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Where: 150, Kent Street (corner of Albert), 8th floor

    Dr. Jones holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics; and was
Hamburg Fellow in Conflict Prevention at Stanford University. He is author and
co-author of numerous books, book chapters, and journal articles on the Middle
East, Central Africa, post-conflict peacebuilding, and strategic coordination.
His lecture will draw on a recent influential book that he co-wrote with
Carlos Pascual and Steve Stedman, <a href="http://www.brookings.edu/press/Books/2008/powerandresponsibility.aspx">Power and Responsibility: Building
International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats</a>.
    The event is open to the media. French and English simultaneous
interpretation is available. Spaces are limited and journalists are encouraged
to register by calling Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé at 613-696-2343.
    For more information, visit http://www.idrc.ca/events-jones/

    About IDRC

    Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is one of the
world's leading institutions in the generation and application of new
knowledge to meet the challenges of international development. For nearly 40
years, IDRC has worked in close collaboration with researchers from the
developing world to build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous
societies.




For further information:

For further information: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, (613) 696-2343,
(613) 816-7620, ibourgeault-tasse@idrc.ca


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