Author: STAND Canada

At STAND Canada, we envision a world without genocide. We focus on two conflict regions – the situations in Sudans and the DRC – but that isn’t all we do. Ending genocide means not only trying to end those genocides already occurring, but also to better understand what causes genocide so that we may prevent… Read More


A summary of the news from the Sudans and the DRC the past two weeks. Click on the title for the full article. Sudan & South Sudan Sudan Permits U.N. Food Aid to Enter Blue Nile and South Kordofan On April 4, the World Food Programme announced that for the first time since war broke… Read More


The STAND Digest makes it easy to stay up-to-date on everything that happens around Canadian foreign policy, the Sudans and the DRC.  Every month, our team of researchers and analysts put together a document containing everything you need to know, in addition to including Stand’s top policy recommendations for the Canadian government. This month, we… Read More


Yesterday marked a huge step forward for Canada, as MP Paul Dewar of the NDP tabled a federal bill on conflict minerals, asking companies for transparency and accountability when sourcing minerals from the Great Lakes Region & Congo! The Conflict Minerals Act (Bill C-486) was introduced to the Canadian House of Commons at a press release yesterday. The bill seeks… Read More


Meet fellow concerned citizens, students, local MPs including The Honourable Olivia Chow, NDP MP and find out what the Conflict-Free Canada Initiative (CFCI) is doing to help Canada sever its ties with one of the world’s deadliest conflicts! On March 14, 2013 at 7 pm, at the Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto, STAND Canada… Read More