Archive » Author: Rideau Institute

Conflict risks and diplomatic opportunities in the time of pandemic

April 27, 2020

Renewed diplomatic efforts from some Gulf States The International Crisis Group has launched a new area of study on the potential impact of the coronavirus on deadly conflict: Much remains uncertain, but it is already clear that the pandemic could cause enormous damage in fragile states, trigger unrest and undermine international crisis management systems. One […]

Read More
WHO is a vital international organization we all must defend

April 20, 2020

We commend Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for joining with other G7 leaders in support of the WHO and its vital role in confronting the pandemic and call for that support to include appropriate additional funding.

Read More
Updates on global ceasefire, sanctions relief and new global priorities

April 13, 2020

Canada’s welcome initiative to build international support for a global ceasefire lacks credibility so long as we keep fanning the flames of conflict in Yemen through our continued arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

Read More
Unpublished Café Podcast features RI President Peggy Mason on N95 Mask Controversy

April 7, 2020

Veteran Ottawa journalist Ed Hand interviews University of Ottawa professor Amir Attaran and Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason on the implications – domestic and international – of the shocking Trump administration decision to block the export of N35 medical-grade masks destined for Canada.

Read More