Please please please follow the link and complete the survey. It is super-short and will benefit you, myself, and everyone in the seminar. We still have six weeks left together, so let’s improve them while we have time!
Here’s a short article that relates to what we talked about last class when discussing regional vs. universal organizations. (I don’t generally like nor read CNN articles, but this happened to be included in my Google Alerts)
Here’s a super-cool website Iana sent me. It shows things like population changes, emissions in CO2, and is generally pretty trippy to look at. Thanks Iana!
International Development professional Alanna Shaikh examines progress made at the past weeks high-level UN summit in her latest blog post.
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Check out this Globe and Mail article on Harpers push for an elected Security Council seat amid Canada’s failure to contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
Here is what Harper said at the summit yesterday.
Does Canada really need a SC seat? Do you think we will get it?
Though no one in the class is chairing either of the Myanmar case study forums, I think it would be great to stay updated on what’s going on there, as we will still be covering it in class.
Here’s the latest update from the UN News Centre. It’ll be exciting to see how the election plays out and how that will impact the forums!