Report: From safety to security – extending outer space norms

Jessica West Featured, Reports, Space Security

As part of a wider research project that is mapping the normative landscape in outer space with the aim of informing the further development of norms related to space-based military capabilities and activities, we invited global space experts to participate in a survey that was open from May 15 to June 10.

Canada and the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA)

Andrea Morales Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration, Reports

Effective since 2004, the Safe Third-Country Agreement (STCA) is a bilateral treaty between the United States and Canada that requires a refugee claimant to request refugee protection in the first country they reach, whether the United States or Canada.

10 Things You Should Know About Killer Robots

Ploughshares Conventional Weapons, Emerging Technologies, Reports

1. What are Killer Robots? Actually, pretty much what they sound like. These are autonomous weapons systems that could kill human beings without any human involvement in the critical functions …

Tracing Canada’s military exports: Analyzing the 2017 report

Paul Esau Conventional Weapons, Featured, Reports

The release of Global Affair Canada’s (GAC) Report on the Export of Military Goods from Canada—2017 provided the most authoritative and comprehensive account of Canadian military exports on record.

The War in Yemen: 2011-2018: The elusive road to peace

Sonal Marwah Defence & Human Security, Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration, Reports

              Working paper 18-1 November 2018 By Sonal Marwah and Tom Clark Executive summary The United Nations (UN) has played a key role in …