As Canada seeks justice on behalf of Flight 752 victims, Iranians also face a tough road going forward against an unpredictable and only somewhat weakened regime, writes Saeed Rahnema.
From Brexit to the vote for UN security council seats to the G20 in Saudi Arabia, here are 11 events that will make waves this year.
Six Canadian academics reflect on the challenges of teaching in a world of fast-paced news and distrust of sources.
In an interview with Celine Cooper, the Iranian activist speaks about her protest against the compulsory hijab and why she finally left her home for Canada.
Can one man change a country’s image? With one year to go until the 2019 federal election, Madelaine Drohan examines Justin Trudeau’s impact on Canada’s global reputation.
As many of the world’s women foreign ministers gather in Montreal, OpenCanada’s Catherine Tsalikis examines the power of sisterhood, shared stories and small numbers to spur on change.
A new podcast series from OpenCanada.org and the Balsillie School of International Affairs.
Not long ago we assumed globalization, with its intensity of interactions, would breed tolerance for others. Instead, we must fight for that ideal, even if flawed, now more than ever.
As leaders come together in Charlevoix, Quebec, OpenCanada’s Catherine Tsalikis takes a look at the world’s most intimate summit, with views from those who’ve had a seat at the table.
António Guterres appears determined to rejuvenate the UN, but he has his work cut out for him. Javier Delgado Rivera takes stock of the UN chief’s tenure so far and the challenges ahead, from US disengagement to internal issues around sexual assault.
Inside the secretive world of North Korean labourers sent abroad to bring home hundreds of millions of dollars to finance the Kim regime.
One year into Trump's term, what has Canada learned as it adjusts to life 'strapped to a madman?'
Data shows that, despite the change in
government, Canada’s support for international assistance remains well below
historical and international benchmarks. The human cost of this shortfall was equivalent to half a million lives
in 2016 alone.
As global interest in Canada continues, and new voices from academia and politics emerge on social media, this year OpenCanada shines a light on Canadian foreign policy Twitterati. This group differs from our past lists, which have highlighted Canadians doing great work abroad and Canadians making valuable additions to foreign policy conversations at large. […]
Despite a ceasefire, violence could erupt again
— could a strengthened peacekeeping mission help?
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