The New Diplomacy of Natural Resources

9:00AM - 4:30PM
BSIA 1-42, Waterloo
Natural resources development has become a polarizing issue for Canadians and the world. The New Diplomacy of Natural Resources is designed to deepen strategic understanding and skill building to advance constructive and inclusive decision-making. Combining UNA-Canada’s successful empathy-based learning approach with a business school case competition, this event will convene leaders from the private sector, NGOs, indigenous groups and various levels of government with the best and brightest young scholars and professionals.

Fall Convocation Reception

12:00PM - 1:30PM
BSIA Foyer, Waterloo
Join faculty, staff and fellow students as we celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates.

Certified conflict-free minerals: Private-sector governance of raw materials supply-chains

12:45PM - 1:30PM
BSIA 1-42, Waterloo
Dr. Steven Young, Associate Professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) at the University of Waterloo, is the keynote speaker at “The New Diplomacy of Natural Resources” workshop hosted by the UN Association of Canada and the Balsillie School.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing

10:00AM - 11:30AM
BSIA 1-31, Waterloo
A professional development session for the MA Global Governance students led by the Centre for Career Action at the University of Waterloo.

Green Industrial Policy and the Renewable Energy Transition in Brazil and South Africa

12:30PM - 1:30PM
BSIA 1-42, Waterloo
This Current Issues session is being hosted by the Global Political Economy Research Cluster.

Using LinkedIn to Promote Your Professional Brand

10:00AM - 11:30AM
BSIA 1-31, Waterloo
Participants in this workshop will learn about tools and strategies to build their LinkedIn accounts, represent themselves professionally online, and develop complementary networks of like-minded professionals.

Science, Politics and Climate: The IPCC synthesis report and the Lima COP

12:00PM - 1:00PM
BSIA 1-42, Waterloo
This Current Issues session is hosted by the Environment and Resources Research Cluster.

Between Myths and Crises: Rethinking Migration Policies

7:00PM - 9:00PM
CIGI Auditorium, Waterloo
The legal empowerment of migrants will be key in allowing their voice to be heard by the powers that be: lawyers, tribunals, courts, and national human rights institutions. At international level, there has been recently a small steps taken towards a more comprehensive global migration governance framework that would include the human rights of migrants.

Legitimate targets? Social Construction, International Law and US Bombing

2:00PM - 4:00PM
BSIA 1-43, Waterloo
Janina Dill, University of Oxford, investigates the effectiveness of international humanitarian law in regulating the conduct of warfare.

PhD Professionalization Seminar: Three Simple for Enhanced Research Project Management

3:00PM - 4:30PM
BSIA 1-32, Waterloo
This presentation describes three simple project management tools that fit and add value in the academic sector.