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'W' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Gil Winham, Canadian External Affairs, and the Delegation of Suriname to United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS) III. File also includes a project proposal for "Science and Technology for Development and Disarmament," by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, and a report from the twenty-third United Nations General Assembly.

Correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and Dalhousie News

File contains correspondence for the paper concerning a possible article about Elisabeth Mann Borgese winning the United Nations Association (UNA) in Canada Medal of Honour and the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award. Includes a press release about the UNA Medal of Honour, and an announcement from the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.

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 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.

'L - M' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Ruud Lubbers (on the United Nations Oceans Assembly proposal), Senator Allan J. MacEachen, Francois Napoleon Bailet and Canadian Finance Minister Paul Martin (on the notion of a Tobin Tax).

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and agenda for ICOD Board of Directors meeting held on June 24 - 25, 1991. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, statements, reports, and by-laws. Topics discussed include: ICOD Forum seeking sustainable development of the Oceans, selection of candidates for the position of President, Presentation by Mr. Jioji Kotobalavu, president's report, report of the executive committee, report of the audit and evaluation committee, financial report, four (4) project proposals, corporate plan and policy issues, election of committee members, and revisions of ICOD by-laws. File also contains a fax to "The Group of Fifteen" from the International Ocean Institute (IOI) on the implementation and ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLoS).

'C' - 'D' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with Fisheries and Oceans, Pacific and Freshwater Fisheries Canada, Supply and Services Canada, and Dalhousie University. Correspondents include Roy Cheeseman; Aldo Chircop; Garry Comber (Secretary-Treasurer of ICOD); David Copp; Jeanne-Mance Cote (administrative assistant to the President of ICOD); Heather Creech; Luc Cuyvers; Mary Jo Duncan. File includes a copy of International Ocean Institute (IOI) statutes and lists IOI Board of Trustees. File contains one piece of personal correspondence.

'M' - 'N' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with International Ocean Institute (IOI) Training Programme, Dalhousie University, Department of Finance and Treasury Board of Canada. Correspondents include Allan MacEachen; Andrew MacKay; Anne Marie MacKinnon; Willa Magee; Robert Maguire; Evelyne Meltzer; Peter Middleton; Chris Milley; Brian Mulroney; Satya Nandan; Arame Ndiaye; A.M. Nikundiwe; Judy Noel; and Roy Norton. File contains a duplicate letter which has not been digitized.

'V' - 'W' miscellaneous correspondence

File includes correspondence with the Treasury Board, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (on a shipping seminar), and Finance Minister Michael Wilson (with Robert R. de Cotret).

Correspondence regarding "The Drama of the Oceans"

File contains correspondence with Pilkington Bros. Ltd., Princeton University Press, Alessandro Olschki, Claire McDonald, Sheila Martin, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, N. B. Marshall, Tom Mahnken, The Metropolitan Museum, Harry N. Abrams, Cyril Glasse, Judith Munns, Brian J. Rothschild, Donna D. Schwartz, A. M. Kennedy, Kjel Sandved, Srpoka Knizevna Zadruga, Flip Schulke, Professor Vigneaux, John Sylvester, Jack Drafahl, Deirdre Silberstein. Most of the correspondence relates to clearing pictures for inclusion in Elisabeth Mann Borgese's "The Drama of the Oceans."

Audit and evaluation committee of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains material relating to the October 31, 1990 meeting of the Audit and Evaluation meeting. Discussed at the meeting were internal audits (including a report from the West Africa and Indian Ocean division of the International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD)), an evaluation plan, the corporate plan, and banking information.

'C' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence between Elisabeth Mann Borgese and the following individuals: Sanjay Chaturvedi; Richard V. Carter; Dr. Hans Corell; Lucien Chabason (on the Regional Seas Programme); Krista Singleton-Cambage; Peter Cramer (concerning Thomas Mann); Pietro Carrigliol; Kevin Coady (concerning the death of one of Mann Borgese's dogs); Christopher Corkett (critiquing one of Mann Borgese's talks); Aldo Chircop; Dr. Edward Carr; Senator Alan Cranston; Christo and Jean Claude (outgoing only, includes prints of various art installations); Liara Covert; Winifred Caponigri; Rideau Hall; Pluto Press; Senator Alan Cranston; Ignacio Perez Caldentey; Fernando Henrique Cardoso (President of Brazil); Sergio D. Claure; Dr. Maria della Costa; Richard V. Carter; Erksine Childers; Professor Jonathan Charney; Judge Maurice Caruana Curran (Chancellor of University of Malta); Arthur H. Campeau; H. Reuben Cohen (Chancellor of Dalhousie); Elisabeth Cyran; Hon. David Coore; Ana Luisa Cortez; Frederick Clairmonte; Ingvar Carlsson (Prime Minister of Sweden); and others. Also includes copies of the following papers: "The Training Programme of the International Ocean Institute" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese; "Professionalization of the Field of Marine Affairs" by Aldo Chircop; "NATO's War of Aggression Against Yugoslavia: An Overview by Michel Chessudovsky. Some correspondence may be personal.

Museum Assistance Programmes : [report]

Item is a typed document entitled "Museum Assistance Programmes" from the National Museums of Canada organization based in Ottawa. The report lists the different methods an institution can qualify to receive funding.

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.

Question to House - Educational Grants to Nova Scotia

File contains documents related to questions about federal funding for higher education asked by Samuel Balcom in the Canadian House of Parliament in 1955 when Balcom was a member of Parliament. Balcom asked a series of questions about educational grants to Nova Scotia institutions and received information about the distribution of funding across Canada. The file contains published accounts of parliamentary proceedings in March 1955 and associated correspondence between Balcom and other persons, such as J.D., McLean, Dean of the Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry, and Watson Kirkconnell, President of Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and agenda for the ICOD Board of Directors meeting held January 9, 1987. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, corporate plan, reports, and briefing notes. Topics discussed include: international directors, status of recommendation concerning Canadian directors, staffing activities, International Ocean Institute (IOI) Indian Ocean training programme, increased funding for CIDA/ICOD cooperation, Report of Secretary-treasurer, report of President, Corporate plan, two project proposals, annual cost of living increase for staff, information on appraisal procedures and performance increases/information on classification exercise, and additional office accommodation requirements. File includes a copy of a report from the "Forum Fisheries Agency," funded by the ICOD as well. File contains a duplicate letter which has not been digitized.

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and agenda for ICOD Board of Directors meeting held on June 9 - 10, 1988, file 2 of 2. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, and corporate plan. Topics discussed include: ICOD seminar update, conflict of interest, report on total value of projects, Ottawa office lease, paper on Ocean bed mining, appointment of directors and president, President's report, accomodation in Ottawa, report on official languages at ICOD, report of the executive committee, report of the audit committee, report of the secretary-treasurer, presentation by Galo Carrera on Maritime Delimitation computer program (DELMAR), and nine (9) project proposals.

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains minutes and agenda for ICOD Board of Directors meeting held on June 15- 16, 1989. File includes supporting documentation such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, correspondence, reports, background material, and press release. Topics discussed include ICOD Seminar, MarLaw, Marine Edication Kits for St. Kitts/ Nevis, Coral Reef Research, future policy directions, an update on West Africa, report by the audit and evaluation committee, a financial report, project proposals, and a presentation of DELMAR. File contains a duplicate memorandum on budget cuts for 1989/1990, which has not been digitized.

'A' - 'D' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with Richard Apostle; Garry Comber; John Craven; Raymond Dubois; and R.G. Durham (Scotiabank). Topics of discussion include the Marine Affairs Diploma Program at Dalhousie, the establishment of the International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD), and appointments to the staff of the ICOD.

'S' - 'T' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence with CIDA, Fisheries and Oceans, the Canadian Embassy, and Supply and Services Canada. Correspondents include Jean-Guy Saint-Martin; Paula Scott; Madame Nicole Senecal; Michael Shenstone; Thea Smith (report attached); E.R. Solmon; Danielle de St. Jorre; Zosia Szpakowska (report attached); Paul M. Tellier; Deborah Turnbull (CV attached).

'C - E' miscellaneous correspondence

File contains correspondence. Correspondents include Dr. T. Eitel, Member of Parliament Charles Caccia (includes a press release from his office), Richard C. Caruana (on ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea), The Right Honourable Joe Clark (Secretary of State for External Affairs), Harlan Cleveland (on the boat paper, and the reasons it must be resisted), law professor Thomas A. Clingan, Professor Umberto Columbo, Guido De Marco (Maltese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs), Indonesian Ambassador Hasjim Djalal (on the non-paper, and the need to establish a sea-bed mining authority immediately), and Akiko Domoto. Also includes a draft paper by the Group of 77 ("Agreement on the Establishment of an Interim Regime from the Coming into Force of the Convention to the Time when Commerical Seabed Mining Becomes Economically and Ecologically Feasible").

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 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 - Central Medical Supplies

File contains correspondence from Balcom's time as Officer Commanding, Medical Stores, and Chief Medical Stores Inspection Officer during World War II. Original file split between files 2-19 and 2-20.

Canadian ocean assessment : publicity

File includes news releases relating top the public hearings hosted by the Canadian Ocean Assessment in Halifax, Ottawa, and Vancouver (Elisabeth Mann Borgese was a speaker at each). The file also includes newspaper clippings (from the Dalhousie News, and the Chronicle Herald), and agendas for the meetings. File contains duplicate copies, which have not been digitized.

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and agenda for ICOD Board of Directors meeting held on April 17-18, 1986. Supporting documentation includes memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, correspondence, discussion notes, and background material. Topics discussed include salary scales, appointment of international directors, by-laws for the executive committee, signing authority, ICOD scholarship programme, World Maritime University (WMU) training modules, travel insurance, the president's report, the administrative and financial report, an ICOD brochure and commentary, international directors, the advisory committee to ICOD, and nine project proposals

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and agenda for Board of Directors meeting held on October 15 - 16, 1986. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, reports, correspondence, briefing paper, Auditor's report and financial statements, and paper on the origins of ICOD. Topics discussed include: by-laws for the executive committee, signing authority, international directors, west coast representation, evaluation of WMU Training module, staffing, Indian ocean training programme, format for project summaries, Report of executive committee, Canadian directors, report of secretary-treasurer, president's report, corporate plan issues, eleven (11) project proposals, and The World of Ocean Management. File has had duplicate letters removed from digital copy.

Board of directors of the International Centre for Ocean Development : [meeting documents]

File contains meeting minutes and agenda for ICOD Board of Directors meeting held on November 1-2, 1990. File includes supporting documentation, such as: memos, financial documents, project proposals and summaries, correspondence, statement by Danielle de St. Jorre, background material, reports, and policies. Topics discussed include the ICOD Development Forum, the selection of candidates for the position of ICOD President, status of board membership, delegation of authority, report of the executive committee, president's report, report of the audit and evaluation committee, financial report, corporate plan, policy, issues, divisional presentations, and two project proposals.
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