Today we examine why a prudent approach to the nuclear risks in Ukraine must include support for diplomacy and we consider how to equip Canada’s foreign service with the tools it needs for today’s monumental global challenges.
We call on Canada to demonstrate “strict adherence to the rule of law and respect for human rights” by taking an unequivocal stand against the illegal sanctioning of humanitarian goods.
As the Trump administration turns its back on the Ottawa Treaty banning anti-personnel landmines, we call on the Government of Canada to redouble its support for the stigmatization any use of these indiscriminate weapons and to increase its funding for vital demining activities.
This week we look at the perilous state of the Iran nuclear deal and the international implications of new North Korean missile tests. And we consider pre-election puffery from federal Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer.
Two important civil society gatherings on urgent next steps to stave off nuclear catastrophe and start making real progress towards nuclear disarmament.
The appointment of Chrystia Freeland as new Foreign Minister carries risks for Canada.