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


This month we focus on recent developments in South Sudan, and examine the double standard of the Responsibility to Protect. Plus, our updated policy recommendations! Open publication Download PDF… Read More


This month: tensions and distrust remain high between Sudan and South Sudan despite a warning from the UN Security Council and a return to the negotiating table; China has offered South Sudan $8 billion in development funds for road, hydropower, infrastructure and agriculture products; and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously endorses Resolution 2046,… Read More


The May STAND Digest looks back on what led to the current conflict between Sudan and South Sudan, and provides an update on Canada’s current, official stance on the violence in Heglig and against minorities in Khartoum. Download the pdf.… Read More


This month’s issue includes coverage of two days of the worst direct confrontation between Sudan and South Sudan since they separated last July; an exploration of the legal status dilemma faced by stateless citizens of Abyei attempting to flee from violence in the border region; and an analysis of the ICC’s first ever verdict at… Read More