The aftermath of the looting and violence of July 2021 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
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South Africa needs a multi-pronged strategy for building peaceful, sustainable neighbourhoods, communities, and a nation where the rule of law prevails.
Governments have been keen on investing in defence and national security, less so in human security. The current crises show it’s time that changed.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, in Ottawa in June 2019.
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To bring about genuine change, middle-power countries like Canada must adopt a leadership role in pursuing an ethical agenda to ensure the security and survival of humanity.
Is Canada ready to lead?
Nigerians living in Spain rally against Boko Haram insurgents who abducted over 200 girls from a school in Chibok, northeast of the country.
Kidnapping in Nigeria has blossomed into a burgeoning criminal enterprise.
Our individual happiness, the quality of our relationships and community well-being are closely interconnected.
We now know that we cannot spend our way to happiness nor pursue it as an individual goal. It turns out that happiness is built on the foundations of good relationships and broad well-being.
Australia should use its new power on the UN Security Council to make sure women are high on the UN agenda.
Australia has always taken a lead role in international security debates at the United Nations. In Canberra, representatives from civil society organisations will meet with the government to discuss Australia’s…
Foreign Minister, Senator Bob Carr, casts Australia’s vote for membership of the Security Council.
EPA Andrew Gombert
Australia’s successful campaign to win a two year seat on the UN Security Council is welcome news. While much of the commentary has focused on the domestic politics or the diplomacy of the bid, security…