Human Security and International Affairs
Rock discusses the history-making acknowledgement by the UN that the international community has a duty to protect populations from crimes against humanity, and illustrates how Canada has taken a leadership role in this area.
Rock affirms the need for a strengthened partnership between health, environment and industry on a sustainable environmental health agenda for Canada.
Reforming the United Nations
Rock sets out his plan for UN reform to assess the relevance and effectiveness of its work and see how it can be improved. He focuses on implementing ethical standards, disciplined decision-making, and accountability in budgeting.
Conflict Negotiation and Resolution
Backed by his experience negotiating peaceful solutions for Northern Uganda, Haiti and Darfur, Rock outlines the key ingredients needed to successfully resolve conflict.