Lloyd Axworthy, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Winnipeg (2004-2014), served as Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1996-2000. In the Foreign Affairs portfolio, Minister Axworthy became internationally known for his advancement of the human security concept, in particular, the Ottawa Treaty - a landmark global treaty banning anti-personnel landmines. He has served on the boards of the MacArthur Foundation, Human Rights Watch, STARS, the Canadian Landmines Foundation and the University of the Arctic, the Conference Board of Canada among others. Dr. Axworthy is the recipient of multiple honourary doctorates. In 2010, he was made an honourary member of the Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba and was given an Ojibwe name - Waapshki Pinaysee Inini, which means White Thunderbird Man. In 2012 he was given the title of Pipe Carrier by Indigenous Elders for his work through The University of Winnipeg.