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COMBATTING CLIMATE CHANGE

Author: Deep Kaur Sandhu

Sandhu collaborated with fellow delegates to form a comprehensive draft resolution at Harvard Model United Nations 2020 for the World Trade Organization committee. Sandhu represented the delegation of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China on the topic of combatting climate change through global economies and environmental subsidies. 

CANADA AND REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

This essay was completed as coursework for an introduction to political science class. It defines the term “refugee” and explores the question of whether Canada should increase its quota for settling refugees within its borders. 

Author: Nathalie Alaves

CANADIAN THREATS TO ARTIC SOVEREIGNTY

This research paper was completed as coursework for a Canadian Government and Politics course at Western University. It analyzes the threats to Canadian Arctic sovereignty through the lens of Modernization Theory before proposing solutions to be various structural problems in the North.

Author: Mateo Larrazabal

THE FIGHT FOR KASHMIR AT THE PRICE OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Amina wrote this research paper for her International Law class which focuses on the legal mechanisms and the application of international law within the Kashmir Conflict. It details how matters between the two states involving India and Pakistan have been handled within this interstate conflict. With bilateral negotiations, treaties, and involvement of the United Nations, the paper is able to observe that the failures of these mechanisms have extended the conflict and continued aggression as the people of Kashmir struggle for self-determination.

Author: Amina Khan

SECESSION- IS IT WORTH IT?

Mateo wrote this essay as coursework for a first-year political science class. It explores whether or not secessionist movements are worth pursuing, analyzing the cases of Quebec and Catalonia.

Author: Mateo Larrazabal

CANADA'S POSITION ON THE GLOBAL REFUGEE CRISIS

Author: Amina Khan

This foreign policy brief was completed in the coursework of international relations at Western University. It outlines the Canada's political stance regarding the refugee crisis. It accounts for the sociocultural, humanitarian and political factors that encompass the worldwide refugee crisis.