Canada continues to promote gender equality abroad. However, is it doing its fair share at home? Jenny Yang discusses Canada’s reflective look on gender equality.
In this article, Jenny Yang analyzes Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) newly-launched scorecard to measure implementation of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Agenda by the Permanent members of the UN Security Council (P5).
Earlier this month, defence ministers from 80 countries gathered in London for the UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial. Topics on the agenda included: inclusion of more women in military and police contingents of peacekeeping operations, a zero tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers, and building rapid-deployment capabilities for contingents. Unfortunately, of the 80 Read More…
The 11th annual GLOBSEC Global Security Forum took place in Bratislava from April 15th to 17th 2016. Although radicalization, energy security, Brexit, Syria, and the Warsaw Summit were discussed, the migration crisis was the one theme that dominated the agenda.
Jenny Yang summarizes the topics of discussion and presentation at the 2016 NATO and EU roundtable.
There exist striking similarities between piracy and transnational terrorism. Particularly, both are bound by a ‘maritime logic of deterritorialisation.’ In order to face the present-day challenges of transnational terrorism, perhaps we can look to the history of piracy for lessons learned.
Jenny Yang discusses statements made by NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg and Russian Prime Minister Medvedev at the 52nd Munich Security Conference.
Jenny Yang reviews Kat Argo’s documentary ‘Polite People’ (2014), a fascinating look at the Ukraine conflict featuring interviews with pro-Russian foreign fighters.
On November 28, 2015, the Kosovo Youth Atlantic Treaty Association (KYATA) launched a 3-day conference covering the evolution of NATO in the 21st century, the Syrian crisis, and NATO’s southern flank.
A Conference entitled ‘NATO and the New Arc of Crisis’ took place on October 28 and 29 in Madrid, the NATO Association of Canada thanks YATA, the Real Instituto Elcano, and the Fundación Botín for their efforts in organizing this fruitful conference.