Paul Heinbecker, World Refugee & Migration Council

Paul Heinbecker has had a distinguished career, serving as Minister (Political Affairs) at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, Ambassador of Canada to Germany and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations. He has also been Assistant Deputy Minister in the Department of External Affairs, Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet for Foreign Policy and Defence and Chief Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Mulroney. Paul has authored, edited and contributed to a number of books and articles on international relations, especially on the UN, the G20 and other dimensions of global governance and foreign policy.

Paul authored a paper for panel 6.