9 November 2016

The Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue is presented every second year to an individual who has demonstrated international excellence in the use of dialogue to increase mutual understanding and advance complex public issues.

Nominations are encouraged from around the world in the fields of international diplomacy and conflict resolution, climate solutions, intercultural dialogue, civic engagement, and urban sustainability.

The Jack P. Blaney Award is managed by the Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue, whose dialogue associates include 2015 Trudeau mentor Jillian Stirk. Previous recipients of the award include Tim Flannery, Chief Robert Joseph, Karen Armstrong and Mary Robinson. The deadline for nominations is 16 December  2016.

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Jillian Stirk

Retired after 30 years of service in the foreign service, she brings strategic expertise in foreign policy and multilateral negotiations.

2015 Mentors