Picture the ceiling swirling, dense with grand ideas expressed that day. Sorrowful, urgent, and ambitious: the words that delivered the first permanent International Criminal Court were a mural of life under universal law…
It’s an old conversation that ebbs after positions are filled, and picks up whenever a woman is chosen or overlooked for something important. Gender equality in politics – are we making progress? What to do if we’re not? In the United States, notable buzz on gender in politics surrounded the appointments of Secretary of State [...]
Results-based funding is our development strategy. Don’t count projects to measure our success. These two points by Julian Fantino, minister for international cooperation, in a written defence of his agency’s programming, are nearly hypocritical except for the very good case that results are not always numbers. That’s quite visionary for the head of the Canadian International Development [...]
Some degree of defeat will always colour how Canadians commemorate Kandahar.