Yemen was already a fragile state. This conflict, one year on, is deepening poverty and deprivation.
The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has taken an important step to right an historic injustice.
There has been real progress. Many millions now enjoy a quality of life never imagined by previous generations. However, others have been left behind.
Canada’s influence critical to ensuring they are not forgotten.
We encourage the Canadian government to continue its leadership on maternal and child health with sustained support beyond 2015.
Now, more than ever, it is critical Canada sets a positive example to the international community.
Eddy Pascal School was three stories tall. Located in a rented building in one of Port-au-Prince's struggling neighbourhoods, it provided education to 400 children.
When I went to New York for last week's United Nations' Millennium Development Goal Review Summit, I thought the event would produce moderate outcomes. I didn't, however, leave New York with a sense that the summit was a failure.
New York in the fall isn't as beautiful as Muskoka at this time of year, with its gorgeous fall colours and crisp country air. There is, however, a tangible link between Canadian cottage country and one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world.