Sunnier times for Canada's disarmament diplomacy

The only thing more shocking than the Conference on Disarmament's dysfunctionality has been the willingness of leading states to tolerate it.

UN Photo: Jean-Marc Ferré
The Conference on Disarmament in 2015.
Paul Meyer
Published: Friday, 03/04/2016 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Friday, 03/04/2016 3:46 pm EST

Foreign Minister Stephane Dion's March 2 address to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva represents both a welcome re-engagement at a key if moribund multilateral forum, as well as an indicator that Canada is prepared once again to assume a leadership role in the demanding field of multilateral disarmament activity.

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