Jenny Yang graduated from Queen's University, with a BAH in Political Studies. She currently works at Interpol's headquarters in Lyon France in the Strategic Planning Directorate. She was invited by the Atlantic Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina to attend the 2014 NATO Summer School in the Balkans and has also studied at the Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon on the Ontario Rhone-Alpes Scholarship. She has worked as an advisor at an internship for the Embassy of Canada to the Netherlands, in which she provided support to the Canadian Permanent Representation for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
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Measuring State Commitments to Women, Peace & Security: Launch of a new WPS scorecard

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).

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Gender in Modern Peacekeeping: How to enhance effectiveness and accountability

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…

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The 2016 GLOBSEC Global Security Forum: The Year of Migration

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.

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Deterritorialization and Maritime Logic: Parallels between Transnational Terrorism and Piracy

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.

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NATO and the New Arc of Crisis Conference

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.