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Biography, David Malone (Lecturer)

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President, International Peace Academy
New York, NY
Special Advisor on Conflict Prevention and Human and International Security
List of Lectures

David Malone became president of the International Peace Academy on November 1, 1998, on leave from the Government of Canada. A career Canadian Foreign Service officer and occasional scholar, 1994 and 1998 he was successively Director General of the Policy, International Organizations and Global Issues Bureaus of the Canadian Foreign and Trade Ministry. During this period he also acquired a D.Phil. from Oxford University with a thesis on decision making in the UN Security Council.

From 1992 to 1994, he was Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations, where he chaired the negotiations of the UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations (the Committee of 34) and the UN General Assembly consultations on peacekeeping issues. From 1990 to 1992, he represented Canada on the UN's Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and related bodies. Earlier foreign assignments took him to Egypt, Kuwait, and Jordan.

Born in 1954, he is a graduate of l'Université de Montréal, of the American University in Cairo and of Harvard University. He was a Guest Scholar in the Economic Studies Program of the Brookings Institution in Washington DC, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto, 1988-89. He served as an Adjunct Professor of International Relations in Columbia University's Graduate School of International and Public Affairs, 1991-94. Since 1991, he has been a Senior Associate Fellow of Massey College in the University of Toronto. In May 1998, he was appointed an Adjunct Research Professor in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University (Ottawa). Since March 1999, he has been an Adjunct Professor at the New York University School of Law. He has published extensively on peace and security issues but also enjoys writing on less weighty topics.

List of Lectures

Lecture 16: Securing freedom in the Middle East


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