Minister Anand to co-host the 13th Annual Halifax International Security Forum

Media advisory

November 19, 2021 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Minister of National Defence, Anita Anand will attend the 13th annual Halifax International Security Forum (HISF), which takes place from November 19-21, alongside Deputy Minister of National Defence, Jody Thomas, and Acting Chief of the Defence Staff, General Wayne Eyre. The Forum brings together defence and security experts, academics, and leaders from around the world.

During the Forum, Minister Anand will deliver opening remarks and participate in a fireside chat. While in Halifax, she will also participate in a ceremony with the President of Kosovo, Dr. Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu, and engage in bilateral meetings.

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Media representatives wishing to attend the Forum must be accredited. Please contact for accreditation.

For Forum updates, visit the HISF website.


Daniel Minden
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-3100

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-904-3333

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