- March 27, 2020
Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) has emerged as a critical technique of resource governance in Southern Africa. It is intended to give control over specific natural resources such as freshwater, forests and forest products and wildlife populations and their habitat …READ MORE
How do we effectively make and execute policy when there is so much that we simply do not know about what lies ahead? This is the challenge that policymakers face today on two very different fronts: public health and the …READ MORE
Le gouvernement canadien planche depuis plus d’un an sur la façon de gérer la relation du Canada avec la Chine. C’est une réflexion salutaire si ce n’est qu’elle est obérée par une situation exceptionnelle, à savoir, l’affaire Meng Wanzhou, directrice …READ MORE
President Xi Jinping’s surprise visit to Wuhan—the epicentre of the global COVID-19 pandemic—on March 10 is a clear sign China’s party-state now believes it has the new coronavirus under control. Moreover, it is a signal China’s leaders believe their political …READ MORE
Like central banks around the world, the Bank of Canada has cut its target interest rate in order to tackle the economic effects of the novel coronavirus.
Does that mean that central bankers are once again our knights in shining …READ MORE
The comprehensive examination is a rite of passage for those seeking PhDs in North America, laying out an intimidating list of the most important works in one’s field of study. The comprehensive examination process is a formative experience in multiple …READ MORE
Canada’s feminist international assistance policy aims to achieve sustainable development and peace through gender equality, but it has also helped reshape the aid industry itself, at home and abroad. Has it gone far enough?
Launched in 2017, Canada’s feminist international …READ MORE
On March 5, the (Nuclear) Non-proliferation Treaty will turn 50-years old. Whether this will be an occasion for celebration or lamentation is an open question. The NPT’s once-in-five-year review conference will take place at UN HQ, April 27-May 22, and …READ MORE
On February 13, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) posted an online notice about the economic impact of the travel ban created in response to the international transmission of the COVID-19 virus (i.e. the coronavirus).
Its estimates about the cancellation …READ MORE
The new year began with two major crises in the Middle East, both of which have impacted Canadian policy and interests. First, the assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani by the US in Iraq precipitating the downing of Ukraine Airlines …READ MORE
This week, the US Justice Department announced the creation of a “Denaturalization Section”, which will focus on stripping US citizenship status of those it believes had acquired it fraudulently. However, this choice contributes to the undermining of the post-World War …READ MORE
Instead of talking about “rights inflation”, we should understand what we are witnessing are new interpretations that respond to new struggles for human dignity.
It is increasingly common to hear the complaint that there are too many international human rights. …READ MORE