your career in international affairs |

benoit hardy-chartrand

January 8th, 2018

Are you interested in studying International Affairs or pursuing a career in the United Nations? Benoit Hardy-Chartrand, a specialist in East Asian security, will introduce the many career paths available within the field of geopolitics, including research, media commentary, and diplomacy. During the second half of his talk, Mr. Hardy-Chartrand will challenge participants to propose solutions to some of the security issues the world faces today. Come and see how your recommendations would be received by governments around the world.

Date: Monday, January 8th

Time: 17:00 - 18:30

Best for: Grade 5 and up

Fee: ¥500 Current KAIS/EMS Students | ¥ 1,000 Former KAIS/EMS Students |

¥ 2,000 Guardians / Adults

Location: KA International | Toritsudaigaku Campus | 4th Floor

1 Chome-6-8 Nakane, Meguro, Tokyo 152-0031

Benoit is a Senior Research Associate in the Global Security and Politics Program at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Canada’s premier international affairs think tank. He is also a Lecturer at the University of Montreal, where he teaches courses on East Asian geopolitics. Prior to joining CIGI, Benoit was a Junior Fellow at United Nations University (UNU) in Tokyo.

Benoit’s research interests and expertise include Northeast Asian geopolitics, North Korean politics and nuclear politics. His work has been featured in numerous publications, and he has appeared more than 200 times in the media to provide analysis on East Asian affairs for outlets such as the BBC, CNN, CBC, Japan Times and ABC News.