Experts: Trudeau’s visit in Vietnam, the TPP, and Myanmar


Published: 10Nov2017

Talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement have stalled, and some news reports are laying the blame on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, according to Global News and the National Post.

Also, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi Friday on the sidelines of the APEC leaders' summit in Vietnam, the Prime Minister's Office has confirmed, says the CBC.

Krzysztof Pelc, Political Science, McGill University

Professor Pelc can talk about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Canada’s strategy. His research examines the international political economy, with a focus on international rules.

kj.pelc [at] (English, French)

Erik Kuhonta, Political Science, McGill University

“This is an interesting development that speaks well of Trudeau's diplomacy, but hard to tell whether any substantive chances will result from this.”—Erik Kuhonta

Professor Kuhonta is an expert on southeast Asian politics. He’s available to discuss what’s happening in Myanmar and the current refugee crisis. He can also talk about Canada’s diplomatic effort towards Myanmar and Aung San Suu Kyi.

erik.kuhonta [at] (English)