Highlights / Lloyd Axworthy

International, Politics

Canada calls for more women in Ukrainian politics

While the threat of insidious Russian interference in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Ukraine preoccupies all Western election observers, the head of Canada’s election observation mission says he is also worried about the low participation rate of women candidates. Ukrainians »

International, Politics

Axworthy urges Ottawa to engage with new Ukrainian president

Canada needs to redouble its diplomatic engagement with Ukraine amid some concerns over the country’s newly elected populist president and Kyiv’s possible drift back into Moscow’s orbit, says former foreign affairs minister Lloyd Axworthy. Axworthy, who led a 160-strong Canadian »

International, Society

Lloyd Axworthy and the continuing battle to rid the world of landmines

Still very much with us, landmines remain a scourge–by-products of the worst of mankind. An Afghan soldier searches for landmines with a metal detector in a training exercise in 2014. There are still 50 to 100 million active landmines around »

Economy, Environment, International, Society

Former FM wants change in Arctic policy

A former foreign affairs minister is at odds with Stephen Harper over Canadian policy in the Arctic. Lloyd Axworthy, who held numerous Cabinet posts under Liberal prime ministers Pierre Trudeau, John Turner and Jean Chretien, said Canada should lead an »