The GPG held a discussion in anticipation of the 2012 UN General Assembly debates on the Responsibility to Protect in order to inform Parliamentarians and the public about the Brazilian initiative entitled “Responsibility While Protecting”. Speakers at this event included His Excellency Piragibe dos Santos Tarrago, Ambassador for Brazil to Canada, and Dr. Simon Adams, […]
The GPG held the second annual National Day of Remembrance and Action on Mass Atrocities, an event open to the public and chaired by Senator Roméo Dallaire and Jayne Stoyles, Executive Director of the Canadian Centre for International Justice. Panelists included: Dr. Francis Deng, UN Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, […]
The GPG hosted a panel discussion on the ongoing situation in the DRC. Panelists included Luc Coté, Coauthor of the UN Project Mapping Report, Denis Tougas, Coordinator of the NGO Entreaide Missionaire, and Serge Blais, Program Officer for the NGO Développement et Paix. The presenters discussed the recent elections in the DRC and suggested that […]
The GPG hosted LGen. Charles Bouchard, Commander of the NATO mission in Libya codenamed “Operation Unified Protector”. LGen. Bouchard discussed the scope of the UN Security Council Resolutions that defined the scope of the operation, including the specific mandate concerning the protection of civilians. He characterized the NATO mission as a success based on the […]
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Genocide and Other Crimes Against Humanity (GPG) hosted Dr. Frank Chalk and Mr. Kyle Matthews from the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies for a working breakfast on Tuesday, 13 December 2011. At this meeting, Dr. Chalk and Mr. Matthews discussed the highly influential “Will […]
2011.04.20 7:00pm. We invite you to a panel discussion at Ottawa University to mark the first annual National Day of Remembrance and Action on Mass Atrocities
2011.03.14 A Kosovo-Serbia dialogue mediated by the EU began on 8-9 March 2011. For now, it has been decided that tackling the North’s governance is too difficult until cooperation has been secured to improve the region’s socio-economic development, security and public order.
2011.03.07 A new approach should provide much greater support for Myanmar’s people and for the socio-economic reforms while convincing the leadership that a renormalisation of relations with the West is possible if they embark on a process of significant political reform.
2011.03.10 There is fear the protest movement could push Yemen to the brink and unleash broad civil strife. But it also could, and should, be a wake-up call, a catalyst for swift, far-reaching reforms leading to genuine power-sharing and accountable, representative institutions.
2011.03.04 The human security situation in the Abyei region of Sudan has rapidly deteriorated in the past week due to renewed violence says this Enough Project report released March 4th.