Trump’s decision to decertify Iran won’t end the nuclear deal, but it might make other states think twice about the US’ ability to stay the course, writes Liam Hunt.
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize — a signal that much of the world demands renewed efforts toward nuclear abolition. Is Canada listening?
The expectation that Justin Trudeau would re-establish a positive relationship with the White House officially fizzled this week. Jeremy Kinsman asks if Canada has been playing its cards right and how it might proceed.
Despite the deadly October 14 attack, the end of Somalia’s long war is in sight. As Aisha Ahmad writes, now more than ever the international community should support the country.
While the UN agency is best known for protecting World Heritage sites, it also promotes freedom of expression. Stephanie MacLellan looks at what the US withdrawal means for those efforts.
Bruce Mabley on a problematic Spanish constitution, a reprehensible European reaction and what recent events mean for Québec.
Reporter Latifa Abdin attended the recent 6 Degrees Citizen Space forum in Toronto and found a common theme emerged — the desperate need for bridge-building dialogue.
If Canada is to play a leadership role in its G7 year, it must be seen as an effective advocate of meaningful solutions to global problems, writes James A. Haley, as IMF annual meetings get underway in Washington.
As Cheryl Knockwood writes, the Mi’kmaw people — like other Indigenous communities across Canada — must organize themselves into nations to define what reconciliation means to them.
Wisam Salih argues foreign governments should wait to support an independent Iraqi Kurdistan and outlines the steps Kurdish leaders need to take to gain legitimacy.
How can we create more inclusive communities? From fighting censorship on social media to creating a new unifying European identity, guests of this year’s 6 Degrees forum in Toronto put forward examples of barriers that are in desperate need of breaking down.
The mass exodus of Myanmar’s stateless Muslim minority has been condemned as ethnic cleansing. Sara Perria visited Myanmar’s Rakhine State, shortly before the military’s latest offensive, to investigate how violence against Rohingya women is used as a weapon of war and how camps for internally displaced persons risk becoming breeding grounds for abuse.
There is a long-standing criticism that Canada’s development assistance is constantly shifting its focus. With the new feminist approach, there is no need to abandon agriculture and food security, writes Matias Margulis.
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have recently crossed into Bangladesh in search of safety. Just weeks before the exodus, journalist Sara Perria went to Myanmar to understand the origins of the conflict, the complex views around the minority group and the role of the international community in their aid.
Fighting poverty by cultivating business: Recommendations for Canada’s Development Finance Institution
Canada isn’t the first to promote global development via the private sector. As Chris W. J. Roberts explains, decades of experiments have provided crucial lessons for effective support.
In advance of Sunday’s election, German Consul General Peter Fahrenholtz sits down with OpenCanada to talk voter priorities, Merkel’s appeal and what the most pressing issues will be for the next German government.
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