Mondial Fall 2021

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Mondial Fall 2021: 2021 World Peace Award

On the evening of April 28th, the 2021 WFMC World Peace Award was presented to General John de Chastelain for his commitment to peace in Northern Ireland. From 1997 to 2011 General de Chastelain served as Chair of the Independent International Commission on Decommissioning (IICD). The Commission facilitated the decommissioning of arms and reported to […]

Mondial Fall 2021: Canada and UN Peacekeeping Fact Sheet – Updated August 2021

Overview of UN Peacekeeping and Canadian Deployments The work of the United Nations to restore peace and security currently involves more than 90,000 military, police, and civilian personnel, serving in 12 peacekeeping missions around the world. Canadian contributions of military and police personnel currently stand at only 56 individuals (27 military and 29 police) deployed […]

Mondial Fall 2021: WFM Toronto Branch News

The Toronto Branch has hosted a series of online discussions about better global governance. In May, Green Party of Canada Parliamentary Leader Elizabeth May spoke on the topic of “A Global Climate Accountability Act: What would it look like?” She reviewed the negotiating history that led to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and […]

Mondial Fall 2021: UNDRIP: Will it be beneficial to Indigenous Peoples in Canada

By Bill Pearce The United Nations Declaration of the Rights on Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) was adopted by the UN General Assembly on September 13th 2007 with 144 states in favour and 4 votes against (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States). In November 2010, the Harper government endorsed the Declaration on the understanding it […]

Mondial Fall 2021: Update on Canada’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

By Monique Cuillerier 2020 was the twentieth anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, the first Security Council resolution to specifically address women, peace and security. It was also the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action (on women’s rights and gender equality). However, challenges in the implementation of the women, […]

Mondial Fall 2021: Our Common Agenda: Secretary-General provides signposts for a stronger UN

By Fergus Watt On September 10, UN Secretary-General António Guterres released his much anticipated “Our Common Agenda” (OCA) report, providing recommendations for more networked and inclusive multilateralism to build a greener, more equitable, and more just and secure future. At a time when the machinery of international cooperation faces many challenges, Guterres has provided a […]

Mondial Fall 2021: WFM-IGP Congress charts a new direction

After a one-year delay due to the pandemic, the World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy (WFM-IGP) conducted its first online Congress from July 14-17. It was attended by 39 delegates and 28 observers from 20 organizations on 5 continents. In recent years WFM-IGP has experienced a number of changes, including: The retirement of Executive Director […]

Mondial Fall 2021: ICC Updates

By Monique Cuillerier The International Criminal Court is currently engaged in seven preliminary examinations and has fifteen situations under investigation. Preliminary examinations are currently being conducted in Bolivia, Colombia, Guinea, Nigeria, Ukraine, and there are two separate examinations in Venezuela. Afghanistan In March 2020, the Prosecutor was authorized to begin an investigation into alleged crimes […]

Mondial Fall 2021: An Integrated Movement: The necessary steps to unite the world

By Eston McKeague Eston McKeague is the President of the Young World Federalists I got involved with the Young World Federalists (YWF) in August 2020. By proxy, I got involved with the wider community of world federalists at that time as well. Since that time, YWF has introduced world federalism to young people around the […]

Mondial Fall 2021: The Glasgow Climate Conference: What lessons will we learn?

By Fergus Wattwith files from Earth Negotiations Bulletin, There are few more important events on the international calendar this year than the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference – formally the “26th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change,” hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, that takes place […]

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