Please consider coming to K.U.C. at 5 p.m. on March 18 to view this important video as part of our Epiphany Exploration Series.
“Canada’s Cold Amazon–The Need to Protect the Mackenzie River Basin”
Tom Axworthy is President and CEO of the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation which focuses on Fresh Water and the Arctic and supports the democratic participation of First Nations. Dr. Axworthy also is the Secretary General of the InterAction Council which is “an international organization whose objective is to address long-term, global issues facing humankind.”
Co-Chaired by Jean Chrétien, it is composed of over thirty former heads of state. As Senior Policy Advisor and Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, Axworthy was a key strategist in the Repatriation of the Constitution and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
His remarkable career includes teaching positions at Harvard and Queens, the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and Massey College. While at Harvard, he co-drafted the Universal Declaration of Human Responsibilities with Hans Küng. Tom has been Chair of the Board of the Asia Pacific Foundation, Executive Director for the Charles R. Bronfman Foundation and the Historica Foundation.
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