ORF roundtables encourage voices from all quarters, geographies and gender to furnish engaged discussion between policymakers and audiences across the globe. Details and brief reports outlining resultant debates and policy recommendations can be found here.

Canada, Freeland, ORF, orfonline, Observer Research Foundation, Samir Saran, Sunjoy Joshi, Women, Peace and Security, Gender

In Conversation with Ms. Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canada, on ‘Women, Peace and Security’

Ms. Freeland was first elected as Member of Parliament in November 2013 and then re-elected in October 2015. An esteemed journalist and author, Ms. Freeland received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University before continuing her studies on a Rhodes Scholarship at the University of Oxford. She served as deputy editor of The Globe and Mail between 1999 and 2001 before becoming deputy editor and then U.S. managing editor of the Financial Times. In 2010, Ms. Freeland joined Canadian-owned Thomson Reuters. Ms. Freeland has written two books: Sale of the Century: The Inside Story of the Second Russian Revolution (2000) and Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else (2012).

Please register at the earliest as seats are limited. Numbered invitations will thereafter be issued to confirm participation.

 The timing of this event is from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration will be closing at 3:45 pm.

Grand Ballroom, The Leela Palace