Trudeau faces tough campaign Canada seeking UN Security Council seat

The Canadian Press

Mike Blanchfield
March 16, 2016

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OTTAWA – The Liberal government faces a longer, tougher election campaign, this one worldwide, if it wants to win a UN Security Council seat, say the people who helped Canada win its last bid.

It’s not enough for Canada to be “back,” the government needs a platform outlining what it wants to accomplish on the world stage and it has to make up for a decade of UN neglect under the previous Conservative government, they say.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will announce Wednesday in New York that Canada plans to seek a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council. …

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