Universities as Foundations for Community Development
Based on a decade of experience as the President of the University of Winnipeg, Dr. Axworthy discusses how university campuses can work with community organizations, spur innovation and become hubs for community economic development.
There is a great appetite for education within the Aboriginal population of Canada. If Canada’s success relies on everyone having the same level of access to education, Axworthy reflects on what campuses can do to make universities a more respectful and attractive place for Aboriginal youth.
Human Securities: Promoting Canadian Values and Interests
Axworthy reflects on the principles that Canadians have used to build our country-the rule of law, democracy, respect for civil society and cultural diversity.
The Responsibility to Protect
Dr. Axworthy was behind the creation of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, which ultimately created the concept of the Responsibility to Project. Axworthy reflects on the progress made this far and the possibilities for greater protection of civilians from mass atrocities in the future.
Lloyd Axworthy distinguished himself as Canadian foreign minister with his strong emphasis on human rights. He's also received praise for his work in the education sector. A great conversationalist with a wealth of knowledge, Dr. Axworthy is able to bring fascinating insights to a range of hot-button topics.
Canadian Red Cross | Humanitarian of the Year Award
Order of Canada | Companion
University of Regina | Distinguished Canadian Award
Order of Manitoba
Order of Canada
Princeton University | Madison Medal
CARE International | Humanitarian Award
Senator Patrick J. Leahy Award
Council of Europe | North-South Prize