With tear gas wafting through the Brazilian Embassy where ousted president Manuel Zelaya is taking refuge, this week may force the U.S. to finally help the people of Honduras undo the coup.
Dr. Claudia Kissling, a member of the Committee for a Democratic UN, has been leading the movement to establish an elected World Assembly -- a new global platform for citizens.
UN attends "Ruined," a drama focusing on sexual abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Steven Staples and David MacDonald
"How much is this war costing Canadians?" ask Steven Staples and David MacDonald in a chapter from a new anthology dedicated to examining the toll of war in Afghanistan.
The Sri Lankan military now controls virtually all of the territory that was once controlled by the Tamil Tiger (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, or LTTE) insurgents.
Criticizing the Harper government's boycott, a coalition of the groups from Canadian civil society that participated in the Review Conference issued a statement addressing our common concerns.
The Council of Canadians
Council of Canadians chair Maude Barlow will make her first address to the United Nations General Assembly on the morning of April 22 to support the Bolivian call for "International Mother Earth Day."
<p>The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women is concerned about cuts to social programs and shocked at treatment of aboriginal women.</p>