Canada: Back in the Arms Control and Disarmament Game?

Canada must be ready to bring real substance to the table.

The Hill Times photo: Jake Wright
Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion, pictured here at the Canada 2020 conference in January, said during a UN visit in March that “preaching total disarmament is not one of these realistic objectives.”
Marius Grinius
Published: Wednesday, 03/23/2016 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 03/23/2016 12:00 am EDT

Recent visits to Ottawa by the United Nations Secretary-General and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights symbolized Canada’s welcome return to the wide spectrum of UN-related multilateral engagement. Foreign Minister Dion further confirmed Canada’s re-engagement when he addressed the high-level segment of the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva in early March.

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