United Nations

Damaging decisions

Stephen Harper’s Conservative government has effectively damaged Canada’s peacekeeping reputation by pulling the country into another war.Continue...

Canadian climate neglected

Climate change was a hot topic in September, with politicians and celebrities alike focusing on issues of sustainability and global protests highlighting a need for action.Continue...

Worlds collide

Model United Nations can be just as much about Middle-earth as it can be about real international issues.Continue...

Queen’s alum recognized by United Nations

On Nov. 28, The Equality Effect CEO and Queen’s alum Fiona Sampson celebrated her organization’s historic United Nations (UN) recognition at a Toronto reception.Continue...

Society for Conservation Biology to hold sustainability seminar with United Nations

The Society for Conservation Biology Kingston Chapter will join forces with the United Nations Foundation for Environmental Stewardship (FES) on Nov. 16 to provide students with valuable skills in sustainability leadership.Continue...

Queen’s professor honoured with Order of Canada

On Canada Day this year, Professor John McGarry wore a small lapel pin, emblazoned with a snowflake and a Canadian flag, to a friend’s barbeque. Only recipients of the nation’s highest honour may wear one, yet “nobody noticed the pin at all” the professor joked.Continue...