Janice Alvares is the editor for the Emerging Security Program at the NATO Council of Canada. Prior to this, she served as an Intern for the Canadian Embassy in Washington DC where she reported on foreign and defense policy issues. She has also had the opportunity to work in Ghana doing HIV/AIDS outreach and Sri Lanka as an international elections monitor. Her interests have primarily been situated within international relations and comparative politics broadly focusing on the interaction between conflict management, peace operations, as well as the development and enforcement of human rights norms. Of special fascination are intra-state conflicts, particularly those involving non-state armed groups, with a regional focus on Africa and South Asia. Janice received her BA from the University of Toronto and her MA in Political Science from Queen’s University.
Assessing the efficacy of international criminal prosecutions as a tool for bolstering human rights.
The death toll in South Sudan continues to rise as the cease-fire agreement, signed last week, does little to deter violence.
The world’s newest nation faces a full scale civil war as a political standoff reignites ethnic violence.
Janice Alvares discusses Iran’s new political face and the possibility of nuclear negotiations.