It’s time for Canada to make good on its UN peacekeeping promises with new military and civilian contributions to the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.
Despite the urgent need NOW, Canada has offered equipment and some ground troops for an unspecified UN mission at an unspecified future date.
World Federalist Movement &nadsh; Canada launches its 2017 edition of The United Nations and Canada: What Canada has done and should be doing for UN peace operations.
For the first time ever, Canada has a generation of soldiers with no experience in peacekeeping, according to a new report on Canadian peacekeeping training by Walter Dorn and Joshua Libben. Released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on 2 February, the report highlights the need for Canada to step […]
Amanda Connolly, writing for iPolitics, discusses the potentially disturbing implications of so-called “killer robots” for modern warfare (“‘Killer robots’ could spark violence against Canadians, change global power balances: DND,” iPolitics, 19 July 2015). One of the main arguments used by those supporting the development of lethal autonomous weapons — “killer robots”, to use the popular […]
In cooperation with Ottawa civil society groups, Canadian Peace Initiative is holding its 8th Annual Ottawa Peace Festival from September 21st to October 2nd. The 12-day peace festival with 29 events celebrates the United Nations International Days of Peace and Nonviolence. The events include peace exhibits, film screenings, musical performances, public talks, peace awards, and […]