In their thoughtful Policy Magazine essay titled The Case for a New and Improved MagnitskyLaw, Irwin Cotler and Brandon Silver suggest ways to strengthen the Justice for Corrupt Foreign Officials Act. Some of the steps that Cotler and Silver propose are welcome, including a Canada-led effort to achieve greater international coordination of Magnitsky sanctions. We believe, however, that one of […]
There is a seismic political fault line running from the Baltic to the Indian Ocean, writes Prince El Hassan bin Talal The following is an excerpt from an article published by WRMC Honorary Chair Prince El Hassan bin Talal in The Friday Times. More people are on the move than at any time since the […]
Lloyd Axworthy and Allan Rock write in this Globe & Mail op-ed that the premise of the US-Canada Safe Third Country Agreement – that both countries are safe for asylum seekers – has not held true for some time. Ms. Mustefa is just one of the many refugee claimants who have been jailed in the United States after coming to our border to seek protection and then being turned away.
Two recent and innovative proposals might help. Each of them is designed to deal with political corruption: to deter it, to detect it, and to punish it.
If the Security Council is kept on the sidelines during this massive threat to international peace, security and stability by its powerful members, its relevance will be further and perhaps irreparably undermined.