A couple of weekends ago, I chaired a committee at McGill University’s high school Model United Nations conference. 180 excited high school students simulated the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, working together to address topics like gender, poverty, and technology, all within the context of sustainable risk mitigation of natural disasters. By Read More…
The Enduring Relevance of the BRICS
Marta Canneri examines the BRICS, arguing for their continued relevance in a multipolar world.
Syria: An Opportunity for Canadian Diplomatic Leadership?
Marta Canneri discusses the arguments for renewed Canadian leadership in the solutions to the ongoing conflict in Syria.
Canadian Foreign Policy in the Federal Election: The Middle East
In the final part of this three-part series, Marta Canneri discusses the main party stances on Canada’s role in the Middle East.
Canada and Multilateral Institutions
Canadian foreign policy in the federal election, a look at how the Conservative, Liberal, and New Democratic parties see Canada’s role in multilateral fora.
Canadian Foreign Policy in the Federal Election: The Issues
The upcoming Munk Debate on Foreign Policy, Canada’s first-ever federal election debate devoted to foreign policy issues, is scheduled to take place on Monday, September 28. This is a welcome addition to the election debate schedule, according to Munk Debates Chair, Rudyard Griffiths, who issued a press release arguing “too often, foreign policy issues have Read More…
Canada and Syrian Refugees: An Issue Primer
Marta Canneri explains some of the biggest issues of contention within the realm of Canadian refugee policy regarding Syria.
Forced Migration in the Mediterranean and International Law
Marta Canneri looks at the international legal perspective on the current migration crisis in Europe.
Is it Time for Canada to Pivot Back to Peacekeeping?
Marta Canneri examines Canada’s current role in UN peacekeeping operations
From Microstate to “Little Sparta”: the International Rise of the United Arab Emirates
Marta Canneri examines the emergence of the United Arab Emirates as a powerful figure in global politics