"India and Canada: A study in Contrasts?" ...
Mr. Malone will touch on Canada and India's early connections, the
development of relations between the two countries since 1947, the
economic ties between India and Canada (and challenges relating
thereto) and some possible vectors for enhancement of the relationship.
the Speaker: Mr. David M. Malone was appointed as President
of IDRC on July 1st, 2008, for a term of five years. Prior to that,
Mr. Malone served as Canada`s High Commissioner to India and non-resident
Ambassador to Bhutan and Nepal. Other positions he has held include:
Assistant Deputy Minister in Canada’s Department of Foreign
Affairs and International Trade; President, International Peace
Academy, New York; Director General of Policy, International Organizations
and Global Issues Bureaux, Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Canada; and Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Canada
to the United Nations.
Mr. Malone has
published extensively on peace and security issues, in book form
and in journals. He has taught at several universities, including
Columbia and NYU. His most recent book is The Law and Practice of
the United Nations (OUP, 2008). He is at work on a book addressing
contemporary Indian foreign policy, for release in 2011 from OUP.