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COMING SOON: Canadian experts discuss the need for Canada to do more to support UN Peace Operations


The World Federalist Movement - Canada (WFMC) is a not-for-profit research, education and advocacy organization. World Federalists support the application of the principles of federalism to world affairs, in order that global governance becomes more equitable, just and democratically accountable. Our programs cover Peace and Security, Global Democratization, Responsibility to Protect and Global Governance Reforms.

Media Advisory

A volume of 10 op-ed length essays by leading Canadian experts on United Nations peace operations is to be published ahead of the Ministerial Meeting on United Nations Peacekeeping taking place November 14-15 in Vancouver.

A Canadian NGO, the World Federalist Movement – Canada, which advocates for a more effective and accountable United Nations system, has produced the publication.

Author names and their respective article titles are listed in the chart below.

The publication is to be released online November 10 and 13. Contributors to the WFM – Canada book will be available to discuss Canada’s engagement in UN peace operations.

Fergus Watt, Executive Director, WFM – Canada
Telephone: 613 232-0647

Content summary:

The United Nations and Canada: What Canada has done and should be doing for United Nations peace operations

John Trent (editor)
Preface: Peacekeeping: The Canadian Context

Lloyd Axworthy
Peacekeeping and security for refugees

David Beer
The Strategic Guidance Framework for International Police Peacekeeping: A role for Canada

Jocelyn Coulon
Mali Needs Canadian Peacekeepers

Monique Cuillerier
United Nations Peacekeeping and Canada’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Walter Dorn
Canada: The once and future peacekeeper

Peter Langille
Canada: Rapid reaction or routine delays

Peggy Mason
The “Value Added” of UN Peacekeeping

Greg Mitchell
Peace Support operations and whole of government education and training

Beth Woroniuk
Gender Perspectives in Peacekeeping: More than deploying more women

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