The School of Urban and Regional Planning includes the Ambassadors' Forum. Created in 2003, this Forum brings together ambassadors to Canada from 20 Asia-Pacific countries, who meet every three months for discussion with thoughtful and informed Canadians on current affairs topics. The countries represented include, alphabetically, Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. The Forum broadens the internationalization efforts of the University. During term time two SURP students are invited to participate in each of the sessions.