Yesterday, the Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs expressed Canada’s concern regarding the pattern of escalating violence in Darfur. In camps for internally displaced persons, over 100 civilians have been killed in recent weeks. “Canada urges the Government of Sudan to take steps to ensure the safety of Darfur’s citizens, and to allow full,… Read More


Today is the last day to apply for Stand’s 2010 Advocacy & Training Conference! A sneak preview of some of the fantastic guest speakers who will be at the conference is below. Applications are due at 11 pm EST – Click here to fill out an application online. Confirmed Guest Speakers:… Read More


Stand’s Annual Conference is back! This year’s 2-day leadership and advocacy training conference is filled with experts and alumni there to conduct trainings and share their knowledge on how we can continue to be the best youth-based anti-genocide organization in Canada.… Read More


This month we continue to look at the issues facing the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Southern Sudan, and continue to explore developments in three areas: The Negotiations and Peace Process, Humanitarian Affairs and Security, and Darfur in Canadian Politics. Download the PDF here. Open publication – Free publishing – More stand… Read More


Friends of Stand, I am thrilled to introduce you to someone you already know, our former Chapter Director, Elham Bidgoli, in her new role as Principal Director. Elham’s passion for the people of Darfur, her incredible experience having served as Stand’s Chapter Director for over four years, and her vision to see Stand transition into… Read More