Video: Canada's Role in the Middle East and Its Iran Policy

Panel discussion in Ottawa on Canada's Iran policy and its role in the Middle East:

The Iranian Canadian Congress was pleased to support the policy panel organized by The Institute for Peace & Diplomacy* on Parliament Hill about 'Canada's Role in the Middle East and Its Iran Policy'. This panel discussion on Feb 13, 2019 in Ottawa was an opportunity to raise awareness among policy makers and the diplomatic community about the importance of peace and diplomacy with Iran.

Click here to watch the full video of the session.


Dennis Horak: Former Canadian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and former Canadian diplomat in Iran.

Peggy Mason: Former Canadian Ambassador in the UN for Disarmament.

Amirhossein Barmaki: Head of the UN OCHA in Iran.

Bijan Ahmadi: Executive Direct of the Institute for Peace & Diplomacy and former president of the Iranian Canadian Congress.

Click here to watch the full video of the session.


Iranian Canadian Congress (ICC)


* The Institute for Peace & Diplomacy is a Canadian non-profit and non-partisan foreign policy think tank dedicated to promoting peace, diplomacy and dialogue. For more info visit their website at

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