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Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and IOI Headquarters vol. VII

File contains correspondence with and documents from the International Ocean Institute (IOI) headquarters in Malta. Topics of discussion include the Danielle de St. Jorre scholarship, Elisabeth Mann Borgese's death, the insurance industry project, the UN agreement on the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, new IOI operational centres, the IOI-Virtual University (IOI-VU), the appointment of a new Executive Director of the IOI, Pacem in Maribus (PIM) convocation, and new IOI Board members. Includes proposals ("Integrating Risk Reduction in Integrated Coastal Management); reports ("Highlights of Developments and Actions since December 2000"); meeting agendas and minutes (of the IOI's Executive Committee); and a memorandum of understanding (regarding the establishment of an IOI operational centre in Germany).

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Egyptian academics and government officials

File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and various Egyptian organizations, government agencies, and individuals, including Professor Abdel-Latif, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology; Dr. Sayed H. Sharaf El-Din, Alexandria University; Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali (Minister of Foreign Affairs). Topics of discussion include the Perestroika project, seabed mining, and the work of the International Ocean Institute (IOI).

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Indian Officials

File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and various Indian individuals, organizations, government officials, and universities, including (among others): Indian Institute of Management (R.S. Ganapathy); Government of India (including Rajiv Gandhi, Department of Ocean Development, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of External Affairs, Fish Survey of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, National Institute of Oceanography); Centre for Science and Technology; Society for Indian Ocean Studies; Metallurgical & Engineering Consultants (India) Limited; Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee; South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission; the Indian Society of International Law; Confederation of Indian Industry; Dr. K.T. Damodaran; V.V.R. Varadachari; S.P. Jagota; Asim Kumar Mazumdar; Dr. V.S. Raju; Dr. V.K. Gaur; T.P. Sreenivasan; P.K. Jha; Prime Minister Narasima Rao; C.S. George; Azhar Shamim Zaidi; R.K. Sharma; Prasada Rao; Ambassador Wynn Lwin; Dr. Nehchal Sandhu; Professor Stish Chandra; and Krishan Saigal. Also includes correspondence and a speech from future Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Some correspondence concerns Training Programme, India's ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS), conferences, publications, and other matters. File also Includes a copy of a paper Mann Borgese wrote for a seminar on Indian Rim countries; Mann Borgese's comments on the paper "Law of the Sea" by Hedda Moeller; brochures; conference materials; an abstract ("Ocean Energy"); newsletters; announcements; a syllabus for an IOI course; and promotional material.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Nikki Meith

File contains correspondence with Meith, who was involved in publishing the brochures created by International Ocean Institute and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme). File Includes drafts of Elisabeth Mann Borgese's brochures "The Law of the Sea and the Caribbean" and "The Oceans, the Convention and You," as well as comments from the brochures' editor.

Correspondence concerning "Encyclopaedia Universalis"

File contains correspondence with Claude Gregory, John Dodge, F. Weizsacker, Jean R. de Salis, John Kendrew, P. Kapitza, Salvatore Quasimodo, Daniele Bovet, Georg Likacs, D. Lavergne, Linus Pauling, S. Radhakrishnan, C.F. Weizsacker, Werner Heisenberg, Robert Forbes, Robert Hutchins, and Theodor Svedberg. Correspondence mainly includes invitations to join the Encyclopedia Universalis' project. Also includes comments written about the encyclopedia by Marcello Colocci (on the "Physics" and "Chemistry" pieces) and Guiseppe Barbreri (on the "Geography" section). Contains English, Italian, and German correspondence.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese the Right Honourable Joe Clark

File contains correspondence with Joe Clark (then Canadian Secretary of State for External Affairs). Topics include an invitation to attend Pacem in Maribus (PIM) XVI, and encouraging Canadian ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS III), and how it would impact recent events (Arcitc disputes, the Gulf War, etc.).

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese with Gloria Zuleta Rodrigues

File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese, or the International Ocean Institute (IOI) and Rodrigues. Topics of discussion include jobs and references, a Spanish translation of Mann Borgese's "Chairworm and Supershark" (includes a draft), Pacem in Maribus (PIM) convocation, discussion of translations of "Ocean Yearbook" and other documents, IOI training courses. Includes Rodrigues' CV, and "Some Preliminary Thoughts About IOI-Columbia."

Correspondence between Maurice Strong of the International Development Research Centre and Elisabeth Mann Borgese

File contains correspondence with Maurice Strong, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Chairman and Director of Petro-Canada. File also contains a postcard announcing Strong's candidacy for a seat in the Canadian Parliament in the 1979 election.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese, Rideau Hall, and others regarding the Order of Canada

File contains correspondence with Rideau Hall, concerning the Order of Canada, and the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada. Includes correspondence with Rideau Hall staff and Governor General Jeanne Sauvé (informing Mann Borgese of the Order of Canada award), letters of congratulations from Tom Hockin, Alan R. Abraham, Fred Crickard, and Innis Christie, letters of support for other Order of Canada nominees, and correspondence concerning the 125th Anniversary Medal. The file also includes a programme from the November 8, 1988 investiture of the Order of Canada (Elisabeth Mann Borgese was a recipient), a booklet listing Order of Canada members, and a certificate received by Borgese on receipt of the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada in 1992.

Correspondence regarding Canadian ocean assessment hearings : ['F' - 'J' miscellaneous]

File contains correspondence with Robert Fournier (outgoing only); Lennox Hinds (Canadian International Development Agency), and Ron Jones (outgoing only). Topics of discussion include funding and administrative matters relating to the Independent World Commission on the Oceans, and hearings to be organized on its behalf in Canada.

Correspondence regarding Canadian ocean assessment hearings : ['L' - 'P' miscellaneous]

File contains correspondence with Canadian government officials, including Huguette Labelle (president of the Canadian International Development Fund, or CIDA); and L.S. Parsons of the Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans (outgoing only), and Professor Dale Poel (outgoing only). Correspondence mainly about the funding of the Independent World Commission on the Oceans and its public hearings in Canada. File contains duplicate copies which have not been digitized.

Correspondence regarding United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

File contains project descriptions, documents related to Pacem in Maribus X and XIV (ten / 10 and fourteen / 14), correspondence to Pierre Elliott Trudeau, "Convention for the protection of the Mediterranean Sea against pollution," "Report of the ad hoc Expert Group meeting on the Draft World Charter for Nature," and other miscellaneous reports. Reports written in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic.

Breaking the cycle

Item consists of a video recording by Sobaz Benajmin entitled "Breaking the Cycle". North Preston boasts some of the most gifted singers in Atlantic Canada, if not in Canada. Yet few have been able to capture the international limelight. In this short documentary, it showcases some of the performers from North Preston, the oldest indigenous black community in Canada, who are working to break this cycle. This project was an outreach project organized by Moving Images Group in collaboration with CFAT. The aim was to bring video production to a community. The project was written, shot and directed collectively.

Benjamin, Sobaz

Photographs of Zellers after V.E. Riot

  • PG-2-48
  • Collection
  • 1945
Series consists of three negatives and four photographs of the Zellers store after the V.E. Day Riots in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The photographs are copies of originals which are owned by Marie Harlten.

General membership meeting memo

Item is memo for a general membership meeting that happened at the Eye Level Gallery on April 17, 1975. The letter identified agenda items, which included a discussion policy, the slide bank, a gallery newsletter and a new space for next year. The letter is from Julia Schmitt Healy.

Resignation of David Haigh

Item is a letter from David Haigh outlining the reasons why he resigned from his position on the Board of Directors of Eye Level Gallery.

Women in Media Foundation fonds

  • MS-3-47.2011-029
  • Fonds
  • 1990-2007
Fonds contains comprehensive records documenting the functions and activities of the Women in Media Foundation between 1990 and 2007. Materials include administrative records, correspondence, financial records and video works created by young women who participated in the Foundation's summer camps and other programs. Fonds also contains communications and marketing material and records documenting the various girls camps operated by the Foundation across Canada.

Women in Media Foundation.

Brophy, Thomas - group

One young boy wearing sailor suit and straw boater standing in centre at back, two young boys wearing frilly shirts and tam-o'-shanter hats seated in centre, one young girl in frilly bonnet and one baby seated in front row; full pose
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