Robert Currie says regardless of the route, it is important that any Canadian effort to repurpose Russian assets is principled and lawful. In times when Russia’s own conduct has imperilled international rule of law, this is the appropriate and necessary response.
Read about the WRMC’s work on repurposing frozen assets to assist those forcibly displaced by acts of grand corruption.
This research paper assesses the four main legal options in dealing with frozen Russian assets: continued freezing, confiscation, private claims, and enforcement of a foreign judgement or international award.
Countries around the world must step up to provide a lifeline to Ukrainian refugees. Canada’s response should include receiving a million or more Ukrainian refugees — above and beyond its commitments to other refugees, including from Afghanistan.
January 28, 2022 — A new Canadian Task Force Against Global Corruption, launched today by the World Refugee & Migration Council, will focus its work on strengthening and developing key instruments of national and international governance to tackle the scourge of “grand corruption.” The bad governance that so often causes forced displacement is almost always […]