South Sudan’s troubled path to statehood

Cesar Jaramillo Africa, Armed Conflicts, Defence & Human Security, Featured Leave a Comment

Q&A: In conversation with Geoffrey Duke In 2011, the Republic of South Sudan became the newest country in the world when the southern Sudanese voted in a referendum to split from the largely Arab north. For many years before that, Project Ploughshares was involved in efforts to end a long civil war in Sudan and to foster peacebuilding, including direct …

Q&A: In conversation with Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic

Sonal Marwah Leave a Comment

Ploughshares Program Officer Sonal Marwah recently met with Mayor Vrbanovic to discuss his involvement in the new Sustainable Development Goals. He is Treasurer of United Cities & Local Governments and is President Emeritus (2011-12) of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 37 Issue 3 Autumn 2016 Sonal Marwah: What is the role of local governments in the 2030 Agenda …

Q&A with MCCO: Syrian refugees in Canada

Tasneem Jamal Forced Displacement and Migration Leave a Comment

In anticipation of World Refugee Day on June 20, Sonal Marwah recently engaged in conversation with Mennonite Central Committee Ontario (MCCO) staff. Kaylee Perez, Refugee Sponsorship Associate, and Moses Moini, Refugee Program Coordinator, shared information and insights into MCCO’s current work and relationship with new Syrian refugees in Canada. Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 37 Issue 2 Summer 2016; interview conducted and …