Interview with Canadian Ambassador at COP23

By Perla Hernández, Simon Kran Christensen and Jonas Lembeck During the 23rd UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP23), the a delegation of the IFLRY Climate Change Programme met with Stéphane Dion, former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs under the Justin…

Climate Change: Staying below 1.5 ºC, why it’s important for Canada?

Climate change is a hot topic. In the aftermath of the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, cities and states have vowed to step up.  It is also time for other nations to step up on climate commitments. Earth’s average…

COP21: Country Perspectives

IFLRY (the International Federation of Liberal Youth) represents over two million youth members around the world, and our Climate Change team had the opportunity to bring unique perspectives to COP21. With representatives from Norway, the Philippines, Ukraine, Canada, and the…

What Trudeau means for the international community – Dunja Stajic

On October 19th, Canada elected its 23rd Prime Minister. Justin Trudeau’s leadership brought the Liberal Party of Canada to a strong victory, forming a majority government after a decade-long Conservative administration. A long time coming, the Liberals won on the…

Canada must protect its Arctic – Dunja Stajic

The Canadian government has been failing miserably at reaching its target to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions ahead of the upcoming Paris Summit in December. The provinces have yet to hear from the feds* in response to the need to work together…