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Fonds F0107 - G6B/G8 Conference fonds.

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G6B/G8 Conference fonds.


  • 2002 (Creation)

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13 cm of textual records and graphic material

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Fonds consists of records created by the G6B (Group of 6 Billion) office, temporarily created on campus in response to the 2002 G8 Summit in Kananaskis. The objective of the office was to promote critical exploration of the broad issues that the G8 Summit would focus on, and to host various conferences, seminars and events in the pre-Summit period to engage civil society, students, the faculty, and the community at large.

Records include briefing notes to ministers on the activities of the office, schedules and descriptions of events, budget proposal to the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), outline of events and feedback on events sponsored by the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership (Community Values in an Age of Globalization), correspondence on the film screening event of Jack DuVall's movie "Bringing Down a Dictator," printout of website containing information on the office and events, outline of an alternative policy seminar on ending terrorism sponsored by Ploughshares including speaking notes, messaging and communications to the campus community, feedback from the community to the G6B office, text of "The New Partnership for Africa's Development NEPAD that was discussed by the G8, Narrative Project Report to DFAIT on events, and a report to the Vice-President (Academic) at the end of the project, and a copy of the agreement with DFAIT.

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Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Security Plan file may be restricted pending information from Campus Security.

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English and some French

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