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The non-problem of Quebec

In light of UNESCO's decision to recognize Palestine, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has hinted that Canada may fail to recognize UNESCO -- recognition being a kind of big deal in the labyrinthine world of foreign diplomacy. I can see...
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Canada Warns Against Travel To Russia

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (3 years ago)

In light of the widening campaign to repress LGBT people across Russia, Canada's Foreign Minister has warned gay citizens to be wary of travel there. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has told the House of Commons he is deeply con... Read Post

Palestine wins UNESCO seat (The Envoy)

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (3 years ago)

The Envoy - Palestine won full admission into UNESCO, the United Nations science, education and culture organization, in a closely watched vote in Paris Monday. Global diplomacy hands view the 107-14 vote as a benchmark carrying lar... Read Post

UNESCO's 'divisive' decision to recognize Palestine

News : The Week: News & Opinion (3 years ago)

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voted overwhelmingly Monday to admit Palestine as a member state, stoking tensions as the Security Council prepares to vote next month on Palestinian Auth... Read Post

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