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Official Opening Ceremony for the Munk School of Global Affairs – Observatory Site

The official ribbon-cutting for the newly renovated and restored heritage Munk School of Global Affairs’ building at 315 Bloor Street West took place on September 20, 2012. The expansion of the School from its existing site at Trinity College doubles the space available for students, faculty, and staff, and houses the Master of Global Affairs Program and the new multidisciplinary Canada Centre for Global Security Studies.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by Munk School students and faculty, as well as a number of distinguished guests, including: His Excellency Dr. Leonel A. Fernández Reyna, Former President of the Dominican Republic, The Honourable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ms Judy Goldring, Vice-Chair of the University`s Governing Council, and Peter and Melanie Munk.

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