Loss of interest causes loss of face

When my posting as Canada's representative to several United Nations agencies headquartered in Kenya ended in July 2009, no successor was appointed. The post still lies vacant, presumably victim of both this Conservative government's lack of interest in UN activities and cuts to the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade budget.

Bhupinder S. Liddar
Published: Wednesday, 10/20/2010 12:00 am EDT

When my posting as Canada's representative to several United Nations agencies headquartered in Kenya ended in July 2009, no successor was appointed. The post still lies vacant, presumably victim of both this Conservative government's lack of interest in UN activities and cuts to the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade budget.

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