News Update

Special Policy Contribution – Policy Researcher Amy Reidy The stateless Rohingya ethnic minority has been described as some of ‘the world’s most persecuted people’. Recently their plight has been gaining international attention as thousands risk their lives to escape the systematic discrimination they face in Myanmar by fleeing to Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Although this… Read More


By Banke Sorinwa, Blog Writer “War does not determine who is right only who is left” –Bertrand Russell Syria is consistently in the news lately as it is marred by destruction and terror. Over 3 million people have fled the country  since the start of the conflict, most of them women and children, in one… Read More


Special Munk Debate Review by Solaye Snider, Blog Writer On September 28th, the first ever federal election debate focusing exclusively on foreign policy provided party leaders an important opportunity to stand up for humanitarian assistance, genocide prevention, and Canada’s Responsibility to Protect. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Thomas Mulcair, and Conservative… Read More