Council of the Great Lakes Region Inaugural Launch Event

Organization: Council of the Great Lakes Region

Venue: Cleveland Museum of Art

Location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 11, 2013 End Date/Time: Apr 12, 2013
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Join us for the launch of the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) at the Canada-US Law Institute's 2013  Henry T. King, Jr. Annual Conference on April 11-12, 2013 at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.

The 2013 Conference will ask a pivotal question for the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Region: Are bi-national governance and collaboration efforts the key to regional prosperity? The conference will explore what's working, what's not, and what evolutions are needed to support long-term bi-national prosperity and sustainability in the the region.

As a highlight to the conference, the Canada-U.S. Law Institute and the Mowat Centre at the University of Toronto will jointly launch a groundbreaking new organization: the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR).

The CGLR will convene multiple interests, connect regional actors, inform decision-makers and the public, and cultivate a unified regional voice, all with the goal of supporting the region's existing organizations and working on behalf of the region's interests.

Its launch, co-chaired by the Hon. James Blanchard and the Hon. James Peterson, will mark the beginning of a new era in bi-national regional cooperation for the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Region.


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