Democracy, human rights and free trade are all under attack in the strange new world of 21st century power relations. How does Canada find its place in the midst of an authoritarian resurgence, protectionism, and hardening borders?
Join our Annual Scholars’ Dinner to hear Prof. Ignatieff discuss the role of Canada in these uncertain and challenging times. The Institute’s Annual Scholars’ Dinner is held to recognize the significant accomplishments of its fellows and contributors.
Amidst concerns and tensions around trade, migration, technological change, security and an apparent resurgence in nationalism, governments around the world still profess shared objectives of creating jobs and growth, and making the economy work for all, despite their different economic and political systems. In particular, most all remain committed to meeting the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. In this context, Mr. Fried will share his perspective on the path Canada is taking to support sustainable growth both at home and internationally.
Our planet faces seven potentially game terrible challenges -- Nuclear Proliferation, Climate Change, Population Explosion, Growing Inequality, Robotization, Fiscal Insolvency, and Financial Instability. Professor Kotlikoff will tell us where we are, where we're going, and how to radically change course.