October 25, 2021
In this episode of The Global Exchange, Colin Robertson talks to Bob Rae, Canada’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
Read Ambassador Rae’s Letter from the United Nations.
- Bob Rae is the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations in New York. Mr. Rae served as Premier of Ontario from 1990-1995, and interim Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada from 2011-2013. In October 2017, Mr. Rae was appointed as Canada’s Special Envoy to Myanmar, and, in March 2020, he was named by Prime Minister Trudeau to be Canada’s Special Envoy on Humanitarian and Refugee Issues. Bob Rae is a Privy Councillor, a Companion of the Order of Canada, a member of the Order of Ontario, and has numerous awards and honorary degrees from institutions in Canada and around the world. In addition to several government reports, he is the author of five books.
- Colin Robertson is a former diplomat, and Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
What Ambassador Rae is reading and streaming: