New Policy Brief outlines the creation of a mechanism to issue ‘Social Bonds’ for Ukraine’s reconstruction to mobilize the vast resources of the private sector for Ukraine’s reconstruction in the near term.
WRMC’s Lloyd Axworthy and Fen Hampson write in the Globe and Mail that G7 leaders must stop dragging their feet and take Russia’s money now and redirect it to Ukraine.
WRMC Chair Lloyd Axworthy and Allan Rock write that those who target children in war must be held to account in a criminal court.
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.
The Globe and Mail’s Steven Chase writes that the WRMC is proposing a trust fund to redistribute seized Russian assets to Ukrainians as allies of Kyiv make plans for rebuilding the war-damaged country.