Corruption and Human Rights in the Orinoco Mining Arc: On the Report of the Independent International Mission to Venezuela

Ramiro Orias Arredondo* Versión en español aquí. The third report of the International Independent Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (FFM), presented to the United Nations Human Rights Council on September 20, 2022 (A/HRC/51/43), addresses the human rights situation in the region of the Orinoco Mining Arc and other areas of the Bolivar state, in […]

Canadian government promises stronger monitoring of Canadian companies operating abroad

Shin Imai, Professor and Charis Kamphuis On January 16, 2018, the Government of Canada announced that it will create a new Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE). The office will investigate complaints about the activities of Canadian companies abroad, and make recommendations to both government and the companies themselves. This is a spectacular breakthrough on […]

Making Canada great again in the eyes of the international community

  By  Daniel Cerqueira Senior  Program Officer at DPLF Originally published in Latin America Goes Global Versión en español Since the end of the Cold War, Canada’s foreign policy has been characterized by both a fierce defense of its national economic interest abroad and the, sometimes contradictory, promotion of humanitarian values on the international security […]