The UN keeps snubbing Canada’s international policy. When will we hear its message?


Par Bruno Charbonneau et Christian Leuprecht
Globe and Mail

Canada’s government might have found it ominous that the UN General Assembly scheduled the vote for the two rotating Western European and Others seats on the Security Council on the eve of Napoleon Bonaparte’s defeat at Waterloo.

And in a quick vote that lasted about as long as that battle, Ireland and Norway won. Canada lost, again. Worse than in 2010. It was a resounding repudiation of Canada’s international policy mantra: overpromise, underdeliver.

18 juin 2020
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