February 28, 2023 – A choose group of 30 graduate-level students from Global Affairs Canada’s ELAP and SICS scholarships initiatives gathered in Ottawa from February 20-24, 2023 to take part within the annual Study Tour.
Coming from 23 international locations within the Americas, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia – and representing all kinds of host establishments throughout Canada – these students had the chance to satisfy with key representatives from authorities, trade, and neighborhood sectors across the theme of “A Sustainable Canada”. As a part of their educational expertise whereas on trade, the Study Tour allowed individuals to be taught extra about Canada’s insurance policies, present challenges, and future targets in local weather change, innovation, and social improvement.
The group additionally had the chance to be taught extra concerning the historical past of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples via a Blanket Exercise led by an indigenous elder.
Participants gained perception into the Canadian federal authorities, present realities, and analysis and innovation experience via visits to the Canadian Space Agency, the National Research Council, Bayview Yards, the House of Commons, the Senate of Canada, the Canadian Museum of History, and Global Affairs Canada.
About the International Scholarships Program Study Tour
The Study Tour is a key function of the Emerging Leaders within the Americas Program and, for the primary time this yr, has been expanded to incorporate…
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