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Canada’s Environmental Policy

John F. Kennedy Institute of Freie Universität Berlin Holds Conference on November 13–14

№ 308/2009 from Nov 05, 2009

An international conference on Canada’s environmental policy will be held in Berlin on November 13 and 14, 2009. The conference is being organized by the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies of Freie Universität Berlin in cooperation with the University of Toronto’s liaison office in Berlin, the Heinrich Böll Foundation, and the Embassy of Canada in Germany.

The conference theme is "Canada's Political Environment and the Politics of the Canadian Environment." Experts will be presenting their research findings. Moderated by Miranda Schreurs, director of the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU) of Freie Universität Berlin, scientists from Canada, Great Britain, and Germany will discuss the renaissance of nuclear energy in Saskatchewan and the importance of the Oil Sands in Alberta. Other discussion priorities include the question of how Canada's political landscape has been changed by ecological issues as well as environmental challenges facing cities, countries, and international relations.

Registration for the conference is free of charge, but participants are required to register. The registration form can be downloaded as a PDF or Word file:


  • Friday, November 13, 2 – 6 p.m.
    Embassy of Canada in Germany, Leipziger Platz 17, 10117 Berlin (Photo ID required for entry)
  • Saturday, November 14, 2009, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Heinrich Böll Foundation, Schumannstraße 8, 10117 Berlin

Further Information

Frauke Brammer, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 838-54122, Email: