pdf available by René Wadlow August 12, 2019 marked the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Geneva Conventions. The 1949 Geneva Conventions, and the 1977 Protocols Additional are central...
Building a Global Framework for Protecting Human Rights
The WFMC supports the protection of human rights through building global human rights frameworks. We believe that reinforcing international justice requires reinforcing the International Criminal Court's (ICC) ability to hold human rights violators accountable. The WFMC is a long-time member of the global Coalition for the International Criminal Court and continues to monitor progress of the ICC and related international justice issues.
HOW DO WE SUPPORT GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS?
Reforming International Human Rights Institutions
World Federalists believe in the central role of the ICC in maintaining international accountability for the most serious crimes of international concern. As World Federalists, we also believe that the ICC offers a unique opportunity to fill the impunity gap in our world. The WFMC tracks the ongoing ICC cases in our biannual publication Mondial. We also track Canada's Human Rights Commitments.
Tracking Canada's Human Right Commitments
A web-based educational resource, a database of Canada’s international commitments regarding the major international human rights and humanitarian law treaties and other instruments.Learn More
On July 17 the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted a resolution (A/HRC/44/L.12) marking the “Fifteenth anniversary of the responsibility to protect populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against...
In September, our TakeAction email suggested writing to Minister Freeland and asking her to make specific commitments to help the Rohingya. As a significant contributor of international assistance, Canada does have influence...