Month: November 2011

This semester brought a new year for STAND Carleton and along with it new faces and ideas. I am pleased to say that we have a strong and dedicated group this year. My team and I were really excited to promote the MP e-mailing tool during Holocaust Education Week. We had a computer set up… Read More

On Monday November 28, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will hold its second democratic election in 40 years. The UN oversaw Congo’s first democratic election in 2006 and was considered to be the first step towards a democratic transition.  Analysts say this year’s election is the true test of democracy. Instability and conflict are extremely… Read More

My name is Alexa Huffman and I am the deputy Director of Communications and Blog Manager. I would like to welcome you to the revised STAND Canada blog. Each week, readers will find posts that include information on policy regarding Sudan, South Sudan and Darfur, news from our high school and university chapters, advocacy, and… Read More

  This month we examine the South Sudanese President’s recent trip to Khartoum, review the instability in the Unity State, and analyze the pre-election violence in the DRC. This month’s issue also contains a review of the first feature length documentary on conflict minerals in the Congo, Blood in the Mobile. Download the pdf here.… Read More