Margaret Biggs

Chair, International Development Research Centre and World University Services Canada

Margaret Biggs is the Massey College-Graham Centre Visiting Fellow in Foreign Affairs and Matthews Fellow in Global Public Policy at Queen’s University. She is Chair of the International Development Research Centre and World University Services Canada, a member of the Advisory Council for FinDevCanada and Vice-Chair of the Canadian Partnership on Women and Children’s Health. From 2008-2013 Ms. Biggs was President of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). She previously served as Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet, Priorities and Planning, in the Privy Council Office (Government of Canada. In 2018 she co-authored “A Canadian North Star: Crafting an advanced economy approach to the Sustainable Development Goals” (Brookings Institution) and in 2017 she authored “Inclusive Trade, Inclusive Development: Opportunities for Canadian Leadership” (IRPP).

My Sessions

Modifying Canadian Foreign Policy to Confront an America-First World Order

Room 118

REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE INTERPRETATION TOKEN: LEADERSHIPCAN   Canadian Foreign Policy, as seen from a broad perspective, combining the impact  of a rapidly changing and challenging international environment on our standing in the world and Canada’s ability to adapt, protect and advance our primary  global interests. A panel moderated by RHOMA’s President, […]