The UN and Turkey broker a Russia-Ukraine deal on grain exports, the climate crisis worsens, China threat inflation helps no one and we are going on a summer break!
Peggy Mason is currently attending the Doha Forum 2019: Reimagining Governance in a Multipolar World. Her full report of the forum sessions and dialogue outcomes will be posted at 6 pm on Tuesday 17 December at 6 pm.
The new protocol has come into effect without key signatories, including those who helped establish the ICC’s Rome Statute.
While the nuclear weapons states continue their build-up, most of the rest of the world is preparing the way for nuclear disarmament.
With North Korea, China, and Russia among the uninvited, it remains to be seen whether the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ meeting will do more harm than good.
Canada refuses to sign Nuclear Ban Treaty or even to congratulate ICAN and Canadian Hiroshima survivor who will accept the Nobel Peace Prize.