Allan Rock discusses the changing nature of contemporary migration and refugee flows resulting from the lethal combination of climate change and violent conflict.
On November 16, 2021, WRMC Member and Canadian Independent Senator Ratna Omidvar delivered opening remarks at the panel discussion “Solidarity with Afghan Women: A Policy Perspective” to discuss the ways Canada can better support Afghan women. Below is a summary of the Senator’s remarks: Horror has taken place in Afghanistan since July and continues today. […]
Imagine that you are a female judge in Afghanistan at this very moment: having gone from being in the epicenter of justice just a few months ago to a basement hideaway trying not to breathe too loudly. You are now hunted by the Taliban, by the murderers you convicted (and whom the Taliban released) as […]
The US airlift of Afghanistan refugees drew parallels most notably to its post-Vietnam predecessor four decades ago, and the country’s displacement crisis has lingered among the world’s longest running and biggest at 5mn before the Taliban’s return to power. It follows the Syria and Venezuela exoduses, also of historic proportions, with international aid delivery chronically […]
‘Canada should take the lead in promoting the development of an International Anti-Corruption Court.’ Lloyd Axworthy and Fen Osler Hampson The stunning revelations in the Pandora Papers, a leak of offshore corporate records of the rich and famous disseminated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, is but the latest in a string of eye-popping […]