IPSA Executive Director Kim Fontaine-Skronski represented IPSA and gave a speech at the panel discussion titled “How to Foster Academic Exchanges and Promote Research through International Organizations?" as part of the 5th edition of the International Organizations Day, organized by Connexion internationale de Montréal (CIMtl) on December 5, 2019.
Representatives of two other Montréal based organizations - Valérie Caron, Development Officer at Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) and David Julien, Executive Secretary-General of the Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (OUI-IOHE) - also participated in the panel.
More than 65 international organizations, including the headquarters of 4 UN agencies, are based in Montréal. The city has the third largest concentration of international organizations in North America.
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