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Has the European experiment failed?

May 7, 2012

In a clear sign that the European debt crisis remains a preoccupation for Canadians, the 2,700 tickets to the semiannual Munk Debate, to be held in Toronto on Friday, May 25th, sold out in under 48 hours.

This must see Munk Debate will convene four big European thinkers to tackle the motion: be it resolved, the European experiment has failed.

Launch of the Ninth Semi-Annual Munk Debate

Apr 12, 2012

With Spain, the fourth largest economy in Europe, teetering on verge of a massive Eurozone and IMF bailout, the Aurea Foundation announced today the resolution and presenters for the ninth semiannual Munk Debate, to be held in Toronto on Friday, May 25th.

To encourage far-ranging discussion of an issue of global significance, the ninth semi-annual Munk Debate will table the motion: be it resolved, the European experiment has failed.

Launch of the Eighth Semi-Annual Munk Debate

Oct 12, 2011

To encourage public debate of an issue critical to every Canadian, the eighth semi-annual Munk Debate will table the motion: be it resolved, North America faces a Japan-style era of high unemployment and slow growth.

Launch of the Seventh Semi-Annual Munk Debate

May 5, 2011

Former U.S. Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Kissinger, joins high powered group to debate key geopolitical issue of the coming century

The Aurea Foundation announced today the resolution and presenters for the seventh semiannual Munk Debate, to be held in Toronto on Friday June 17th.

To encourage public debate of the geopolitical issue of our time, the seventh semi-annual Munk Debate will table the motion: be it resolved, the 21st century will belong to China.

Launch of the Sixth Semi-Annual Munk Debate

Oct 12, 2010

To encourage a far-ranging discussion on one of humankind’s most vexing questions, the sixth semi-annual Munk Debate will tackle the resolution: be it resolved, religion is a force for good in the world.