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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

United Nations in decline

Regional bodies more effective in developing co-operative approaches to security and defence, says Jennifer Welsh

August 1, 2020 (New York) — Canada's ambassador to the United Nations, Jasmine Basran, is taping up the last of her boxes as the movers empty out her large office on Manhattan's Second Ave. "We just couldn't justify such a large space when our mission to the UN has been so reduced." There was barely a whimper in Canada when the Department of Foreign Affairs announced in 2018 that staffing for Canada's Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York would be cut from more than 30 to fewer than 10. "Our diplomatic presence now needs to be concentrated elsewhere, particularly at the Canadian mission to NATO in Brussels," Basran explains. More.


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