The Governance Gap: How to Address Global Challenges

3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference

Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS),
University of Ottawa
March 24-25, 2011

Thursday, March 24th 2011

  • 7:00 – 8:00: Keynote Speech and Reception (DMS 12110)
    • Jayne Stoyles, Executive Director, Canadian Centre for International Justice Holding War Criminals Accountable: Global Successes and Challenges
  • 8:00: Catered Reception

Friday, March 25th 2011

  • 8:00 – 8:30: Registration and Conference Opening
  • 8:30 – 8:45: Welcome and Conference Opening (DMS 3120)
  • 8:45 – 10:10:
    • Panel 1: Challenges Facing Environmental Governance/Les défis de la gouvernance environnementale (DMS 3120)
      • Alison Ronson (JD/MA student in International Affairs, Carleton University) Overlapping Intentions: the Interplay between the Arctic Council and the Law of the Sea in Environmental Governance
      • Giuseppe Danese (PhD student in Economics, Simon Fraser University) To whom are Corporate Managers Trustees?
      • Matthew Agarwala  (MA student in Economic Policy, McMaster University) Global Water Crisis
    • Panel 2: Economic Visions in Governance/Gouvernance et visions économiques (DMS 3105)
      • Graham Ireland (MA student in International Studies, University of Northern British Columbia) Measuring ‘Our Common Future’: An Analysis of the Evolution toward True Sustainability Index
      • Nancy Wehbe (PhD student in Development, l’Université de Montréal) Le Budget Participatif au Pérou
  • 10:10 – 10:30: Coffee Break
  • 10:30 – 12:00
    • Panel 3: Global Dilemmas Facing Refugees and Humanitarian Aid/ Réfugiés et aide humanitaire: le dilemme global (DMS 3120)
      • Karen Stone (MA student in Public Administration, University of Manitoba) Group Resettlement Methodology: Implications for Canada’s Refugee Strategy
      • Bronwyn Russel (MA student in Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa) In Search of Higher Ground: Identifying a Way Forward for Climate Refugees
      • Adriana Bell (MA student in Religion and Culture, Wilfrid Laurier University) The Faith Factor: Why Faith Matters in International Development Aid
  • 12:00 – 1:00: Lunch
  • 1:00 – 2:30:
    • Panel 4: Transcendent Challenges to State Governance /Les défis transcendants à la gouvernance de l’état (DMS 3120)
      • Felix Beaudry-Vigneux (MA student in International Studies, l’Université Laval à Québec) La libéralisation des systèmes de communication et d’information comme une menace à l’État ou plutôt un outil de démocratisation?
      • Nelson Arturo Ovalle Diaz (PhD student in Law, Univeristy of Ottawa) Le partage de compétences souveraines à l’époque du pluralisme juridique international
  • 2:30 – 2:45: Coffee Break
  • 2:45 – 4:15:
    • Panel 5: Governance Applied to Conflict/ Situations de conflit et leur gouvernance (DMS 3120)
      • Peter Karari (PhD Student in Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Manitoba) Responsibility to Protect or Strategic Interests? A Comparative Case Study of 2008 Kenyan Ethnopolitical Violence and Darfur Crisis in the Lens of the Responsibility to Protect
      • Evelyne Jean-Bouchard (PhD student in Law, University of Ottawa) Le rapport des Congolaises au droit et à leurs droits: participer à la reconstruction des espaces normatifs en période post-conflit
      • Todd MacDonald (MA Student in International Affairs, Carleton University) “Laying the Foundations for State-Stability while War-making” A Quantitative Analysis of Foreign-led Counterinsurgencies from 1946-1999
  • 4:15 – 4:30: Coffee Break
  • 4:30: Round Table Discussion (DMS 3120)

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