• Canada's Indo-Pacific Strategy and Implications for the Indo-Pacific

    Indo-Pacific Policy Dialogue (via Zoom) 13 December, 20:30 (Tokyo)

    Graphic of the new Indo-Pacific Dialogue webinar on Canada's Indo-pacific Strategy and implications for the Indo-Pacific

    YCAPS’ Indo-Pacific Policy Dialogue will host Jonathan Berkshire Miller, Director of the Indo-Pacific Program and Senior Fellow at the MacDonald Laurier Institute to speak about Canada’s newly published Indo-Pacific strategy, its implications for Canada and the Indo-Pacific region.


    On November 27th, 2022 Canada released its long-delayed Indo-Pacific Strategy. The Strategy outlines five interconnected strategic objectives: 1) Promote peace, resilience and security, 2) Expand trade, investment and supply chain resilience, 3) Invest in and connect people, 4) Build a sustainable and green future, and 5) Canada as an active and engaged partner to the Indo-Pacific.


    Key lines of enquiry include: 1) What were the key themes of Canada’s newly published Indo-Pacific Strategy and how can we understand them in the context of Canada’s domestic development? and 2) How can we understand the take homes and their implications for the region?



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    Jonathan Berkshire Miller is an international affairs professional with expertise on security, defense, intelligence and geo-economic issues in the Indo-Pacific. He has held a variety of positions in the private and public sector. Currently, he is a senior fellow with the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA). Miller is also director and senior fellow of the Indo-Pacific program at the Ottawa-based Macdonald Laurier Institute, Senior Fellow on East Asia for the Tokyo-based Asian Forum Japan and the Director and co-founder of the Council on International Policy.

    Mr.Miller has held a number of other visiting fellowships on Asian security matters, including at JIIA and the National Institute of Defense Studies (Ministry of Defense - Japan). In addition, Miller previously spent nearly a decade in the public sector in Canada working on geopolitical and security issues pertaining to the Asia-Pacific.


    Jonathan is also a regular contributor to several academic journals, magazines and newspapers on Asia-Pacific security issues including Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the Nikkei Asian Review, the Japan Times and The Economist Intelligence Unit. He has also published widely in other outlets including the World Affairs Journal, Forbes, the Boston Globe the Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Mainichi Shimbun, the ASAN Forum, Jane’s Intelligence Review and Global Asia. Miller has been interviewed and quoted on Asian security and geopolitical issues across a wide range of media including the New York Times, the Washington Post, Reuters, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal, the Globe and Mail, Le Monde, the Japan Times, Asahi Shimbun, the Voice of America and ABC news.



    Webinar Cost: Free of charge.

    Moderator: Dr. Stephen Nagy
    Format: This event will be off-the-record. Questions are encouraged. It will not be recorded.

    Registration: Required via this Link.