Foreign policy

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Canadian Foreign Policy and Global Governance After the Federal Election

Now that the federal election is over, how should the new government approach foreign policy and global governance? Important Canadian foreign policy priorities identified by the World Federalists in a questionnaire sent to the major Canadian political parties in the September election included the following: Question 1: How should Canada support United Nations peacekeeping? The […]

Aligning Canada’s Korea Policy with Its Feminist Vision

Earlier this month, the Women, Peace and Security Network – Canada (WPSN-C) co-hosted, with Korea Peace Now!, Aligning Canada’s Korea Policy with Its Feminist Vision, a presentation and discussion to mark the Canadian launch of Korea Peace Now’s report, “Path to Peace: The Case for a Peace Agreement to End the Korean War.“ A recording of […]

Mondial Spring 2021: Next Steps for Canada’s Feminist Foreign Policy

pdf available by Monique Cuillerier  In the fall of 2020, Global Affairs Canada began a process to consolidate and build on the Government of Canada’s Feminist Foreign Policy, which included soliciting submissions from interested parties.  The government suggested areas for discussion, including lessons that can be learned from the experience of other countries, the effectiveness […]

After the Canadian Federal Election: What next for foreign policy?

pdf available by Monique Cuillerier Now that the Canadian federal election is over and a minority Liberal government is in place, what can we expect to happen next in Canadian foreign policy? To begin with, there are new ministers. François-Philippe Champagne is now the Minister of Foreign Affairs, while Karina Gould becomes Minister of International […]

Women Foreign Ministers’ Meeting a First in Two Ways

Feminist activists share issues and priorities with the first-ever meeting of Women Foreign Ministers (Ottawa, September 26, 2018) A coalition of Canadian civil society organizations welcomes the successful conclusion of a fruitful exchange between participants in the first-ever women Foreign Ministers meeting and women’s rights activists. The exchange was held during a working breakfast that […]

Canada’s international policies

Several important announcements regarding Government of Canada international policies rolled out in quick succession earlier this month. On June 6 Foreign Minister Freeland set out Canada’s foreign policy priorities in a speech in Parliament. Coming soon after U.S. President Trump withdrew support for the Paris Climate Change treaty, Freeland’s address included strong language on Canada’s commitment […]

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