Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
UN Women

UN Women

    It is troubling to see that Saudi Arabia has a seat on this executive board. The customs and traditions of that country infringe...

THE UN Human Rights Council is the mandated UN body responsible for the promotion and protection of international human rights.

It was intended to improve on its discredited predecessor, the UN Human Rights Commission, which former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan critiqued for its "politicised"...

United Nations Human Rights Council

Mr. Speaker, only weeks ago the Goldstone report was released, accusing Israel of “war crimes”. Now the UN Human Rights Council has come out...

Foreign Affairs

Mr. Speaker, I would remind this House that the so-called fact-finding commission was the creation of one of the United Nations' most flawed bodies,...

Foreign Affairs

Mr. Speaker, this week the UN Human Rights Council released its latest anti-Israel missive. 

The Goldstone report began with a mandate to condemn the...

Citizenship and Immigration

Mr. Speaker, Canada was the first country in the world to withdraw from the Durban process. We did so last January because of our...

World Conference Againest Racism

Honourable senators, this Monday, Canada's strong international leadership in boycotting the United Nations' so-called world conference against racism was validated by the despicable remarks...

Citizenship and Immigration

Mr. Speaker, in January 2008, the Minister of Immigration announced that Canada would be the first country in the world to withdraw from the...

Pursuing Justice

Probably the first reaction on meeting Prof. Irwin Cotler is the feeling that the Canadian MP is no hard-bitten politician. Educated at...

PM calls UN conference an ‘anti-Western hatefest’; Canada Won’t Go; Durban II likely as bad as Durban I, Harper says

Prime Minister Stephen Harper told a delegation of B'nai B'rith members yesterday that Canada is refusing to participate in a United Nations conference on...

Praise for Louise Arbour

Mr. Speaker, Louise Arbour will soon step down as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. This brave, determined Quebecker has been one of...

Louise Arbour – Point of Order

Mr. Speaker, this gives me an opportunity to clarify my comments. The comments that Louise Arbour have made in respect of the state of...