- September 27, 2021
As dark clouds piled on the horizon and a catastrophic humanitarian crisis looms over Afghanistan, the Canadian government promised a special resettlement program for approximately 20,000 Afghans who fear reprisals from the Taliban for collaborating with the international community. The …READ MORE
Collective reparations emerged in Colombia within the legal framework of the peace process of the Government of Álvaro Uribe Vélez with the United Self-defense Forces of Colombia (AUC in Spanish) of 2005. The legal framework focused on the rights of …READ MORE
Societies that have suffered massive violence require transitional institutions to manage injustices related to grave violations of human rights, document the truth of infringements and hold perpetrators accountable. The 2016 peace agreement in Colombia instituted the Truth Commission and the …READ MORE
The national strike that erupted on 28 April 2021, following a proposed tax reform by the current administration, was met with state repression of protests. That repression and the impasse of dialogue since late April have revealed deep grievances and …READ MORE
This past week the international community has received detailed information about the turmoil currently ongoing in South Africa. The former President Jacob Zuma was found guilty of contempt of the Constitutional Court, the highest Court in South Africa, for …READ MORE
A recent high-level report on global methane emissions has found that the world could reduce the expected warming of Earth by 0.3°C through a combination of specific policy interventions. The Government of Canada should seize the opportunity by rallying the …READ MORE
Canada’s recent announcement that it would donate 17.7 million doses of vaccines to the global fight against COVID-19 is to be applauded. But don’t clap too loud. We weren’t ever going to use them anyway. For all of its rhetoric …READ MORE
Dans la nuit du mardi 6 au mercredi 7 juillet 2021, un groupe d’hommes armés attaque le domicile du Président d’Haïti Jovenel Moise, l’assassine et laisse la Première Dame avec de graves blessures. Les premières informations venant du Premier Ministre …READ MORE
Authoritarianism is on the rise globally and democratic governments need to be better equipped to meet the challenges it represents, or at a minimum smarter about how they manage relations with authoritarian states.
For all the talk around a global …READ MORE
La politique d’aide internationale féministe (PAIF) du Canada, initiée en 2017, vise à promouvoir l’égalité des genres, le renforcement du pouvoir des femmes à l’étranger et le rôle de celles-ci dans les initiatives en matière de paix et sécurité. …READ MORE
On May 20, 2021, Iceland convened the 12th Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council (AC) in Reykjavik. Upon concluding its 2-year term at the helm of the AC, the host handed over the AC’s gavel to Russia.
Russia’s assumption …READ MORE
Biden’s first 100 days signals the end of the Third Way in economic and social policy. With massive investments proposed in social infrastructure and education, a willingness to take a positive-sum approach to budget deficits, and a commitment to fund …READ MORE