Canadian leads new global Center for Sustainable Development

Why It Matters

With less than a decade before the deadline to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals, COVID-19 has set back progress. Poverty is increasing for the first time in decades. Gender inequity is at a high. Overcoming these crises will take extraordinary global and whole-of-society cooperation, which this new Center aims to catalyze.

Canada needs a complete foreign policy overhaul. Here’s why — and how.

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There’s been much talk in recent weeks about Canada’s Security Council seat loss, but humanitarian and international affairs expert Rahul Chandran says there’s a set of deeper questions to explore. How can Canada uproot the racist foundations its foreign policy is built on? Is its foreign policy truly compassionate? Is it future-proof for a post-pandemic world?

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Here's What You Missed From The 2019 Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership

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What role does Canada play on the international stage? At the 2019 Summit on Canada’s Global Leadership, we gained insights from leaders diving into global development, SDGs, decolonizing knowledge, gender equality, innovative finance, Canada’s comparative advantage in the world, and more.

5 Social Movements that Shaped This Decade

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We’re fast reaching 2020, and with it comes the final decade for us to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Looking back over the years, what were the social movements that drove the most impact globally — and what can Canada learn from them?