Should the United States leave the United Nations?

The United Nations formed in 1945 in the United States. The U.N. is tasked with the United Nation peace and security, sustainable development, and human rights. Yet, opposition has existed since its formation. In 2006 only 31% of Americans had a favourable view of the U.N and tensions have been rising. Should they leave? Find…

Catalonia’s Troubled Relationship with Spain

In the last 18 months, Europe has seen many decisive political events, which started with last year’s British referendum to exit from the European Union. This year brought many general elections in core countries such as the Netherlands, France, and Germany, with varied results for centrist parties. Yet it is the recent Catalan independence referendum…

Getting the Band Back Together

Negotiators of the newly-named ‘Comprehensive and Progressive agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership’ (CPTPP) concluded the APEC summit in Vietnam with a renewed sense of optimism. After a dramatic few days filled with controversy, misinformation, and allegations of ‘snubbing’, the eleven Pacific Rim countries have agreed to the ‘core elements’ of a new trade deal (“TPP Countries”,…

NAFTA: Will the U.S Trump Canada?

A presentation on the future of North American trade. QGM’s USA team will be covering a history of the NAFTA agreement and modern trends in international trading agreements, alongside an in-depth look at the respective negotiation objectives of each country and issues of contention between them. NAFTA, Will the US Trump Canada  

The 2017 German Election

The “true leader of the free world” and Forbes’ most powerful woman continues to be a stabilizing force in politics. Angela Merkel won her fourth term as Chancellor of Germany on September 24th, but now faces a new challenge in forming a majority government. In a fragmented Germany divided over immigration, terrorism, and inequality, can…