With the UN climate change conference underway in Spain, one of the participants from Canada, Kluane Adamek, tells OpenCanada of the Yukon’s priorities and concerns.
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Five questions with… Yukon Regional Chief and COP25 participant Kluane Adamek

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With the UN climate change conference underway in Spain, one of the participants from Canada, Kluane Adamek, tells OpenCanada of the Yukon’s priorities and concerns.
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NATO survived its seventieth year — it was a rocky one. What’s next?

Multipolar interests within and against NATO are testing the limits of the alliance. As meetings this week revealed, if members agree on anything, it’s that the group needs a plan for the way forward. By Claire Wählen.
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Canada increasingly an outlier by keeping its child citizens detained in Syria

Many other countries have repatriated their young nationals from Syria. Doing so is clearly possible and would be in Canada’s security interests, argues Genevieve Zingg.
Iraq crops on fire

An environmental movement for times of war, too

While current global action focuses on the impact of humans and industry on the environment during peacetime, what about during conflict? By Kira Walker.

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Meng Wanzhou

A year on, The Globe and Mail has new details on the hours leading up to the detention of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, which “generated headlines worldwide and threw Canada-China relations into a deep freeze,” write Robert Fife and Steven Chase. “It has also trapped Canada in a power struggle between China and the U.S., which views Huawei as a national-security risk and a pawn of the ruling Communist party.”
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Deepening divisions

In The New Yorker, Dexter Filkins dives deep into the widening divisions between India’s Hindu and Muslim populations. He highlights the work of Rana Ayyub, one of the country’s best-known investigative journalists, who has worked to document Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s role in championing anti-Muslim forces, dating back to the 2002 Gujarat riots.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Politics In The Pub: Brexit – The View From Ireland

Dec. 9, 2019, Victoria
A talk by Frank Flood, Ireland’s consul general to Vancouver and former ambassador to Estonia.
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Rwanda’s lessons for humanity

Dec. 9, 2019, Montreal
In partnership with Véhicule Press, the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University will host a panel discussion and book launch to commemorate the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of Genocide.
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Global Youth Forum: Gender Equality

Dec. 13, 2019, Waterloo
Hosted by CIGI and the Balsillie School of International Affairs, the Global Youth Forum is a free, one-day conference for senior high school students. This year’s Forum will centre around gender inequality. 

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