United Nations

Podcast
Apr 23, 2016

UN report slams Canada for homelessness crisis

Redeye
A coalition of 30 housing advocate groups from across Canada went to Geneva in February to speak before a UN human rights committee. Kenneth Hale was part of the delegation.
Blog
Feb 29, 2016
Canadian organizations and Indigenous groups have our last chance to discuss con

The 'right' time to act on poverty

Michele Biss
Michele Biss, CWP's Legal Education and Outreach Coordinator recaps the biggest issues faced by Canada during the #CESCR2016.
Podcast
Jan 24, 2016

U.S. women behind in rights

WINGS
UN Human Rights investigators found failures to comply with international rights.
Blog
Dec 15, 2015

Paris Agreement marks a global shift for climate

David Suzuki
Nations that met in Paris are responsible for over 95 per cent of global emissions. On December 12, following multiple rounds of long meetings, they revealed the final text of the Paris Agreement.
Columnists
Dec 15, 2015

COP21: Triumph and tragedy in Paris

Next to the triumphs of Paris climate diplomacy must be set the tragedy of the military-industrial complex model of development that prevails and drives economies in wealthier nations.

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