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Barbara Martin

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Barbara Martin
Policy Studies
Areas of expertise:
Over the course of her career, Ms. Martin worked on a diverse range of international policy areas including security, peacekeeping, development, economic relations, human rights and Canada’s relations with the US. She also has extensive experience with respect to Canada’s multilateral engagement in the UN, ASEAN, G8, G20, NATO and NORAD. In 2013, she co-chaired the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group during Russia’s G20 Presidency. She was Director General for the Middle East and North Africa during the tumultuous period of the Arab Spring. And, having worked on Canada’s engagement in Afghanistan in the early years immediately following 9/11, she was later Director General of the Afghanistan Task Force during the lead up to Canada’s withdrawal from Kandahar. She has also worked in various capacities in the Privy Council Office, including in the Foreign and Defence Policy Secretariat, and the Security and Intelligence Secretariat.
Languages:
English

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