In an interview with Global News, Paul Heinbecker comments on the West's involvement in Libya and what it means for the Arab Spring.
In an interview with Global News, Paul Heinbecker comments that the attack at the Inter-Continental in Kabul "doesn’t constitute a setback sufficient enough to call into question the timelines of the withdrawal of Western troops."
Paul Heinbecker comments on Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird's recent visit to Libya to meet with rebel forces.
Distinguished Fellow Paul Heinbecker speaks with Global News on Canada's involvement in Libya. He argues that "Canada has responded that way it should."
In light of the recent IAEA meeting in Vienna, CIGI Senior Fellow Trevor Findlay comments to Bloomberg that there has been resistance for decades to mandatory safety standards and IAEA-led checks.
“This is not some sort of foreign intrusion; this is really about rebels who are of the Libyan people and want change for their country,” CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani tells CBC’s News Network’s Power & Politics, as the House of Commons to extend Canada's participation in the mission in Libya.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon officially announced this week that he will seek re-election for a second term. This week, we speak to CIGI Distinguished Fellow and former UN Deputy Secretary-General Louise Fréchette, who says that a combination of tradition and accomplishments by Ban Ki-moon explains the support for his re-election for a second term.
"There has to be a military capability to protect people... It should probably be the last recourse, as it pretty much was in Libya," CIGI Distinguished Fellow Paul Heinbecker assesses recent NATO developments in relation to Canada's foreign policy.
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Louise Frechette comments on Ban Ki-moon's bid for a second term as UN secretary general.
CIGI fellows and researchers advanced the latest analyses of international governance, on topics ranging from the G20 and UN system to intellectual property, at the annual meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) in Waterloo, Canada, on June 2–4.
Evolution and reform in the UN: ACUNS conference concludes with discussion on changing structure of UN, G20
This past weekend, Wilfrid Laurier University had the privilege of hosting the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Annual Meeting. On the concluding day of the conference, June 4, international viewers were fortunate to have a peek into a series of webcasts broadcast from the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) as a part of the conference. The first webcast of the “Multiple Multilateralisms” duo focused on United Nations (UN) and G20 evolution, relevancy and reform.
Bessma Momani comments on what type of efforts the government of Canada can make in response to Syria's "brutal crackdown on reformers."