Policy and Influence Lead, CARE Canada
Shaughn McArthur leads CARE Canada’s efforts to advocate for stronger social justice and human rights provisions in international development and humanitarian policy. With a career spanning over fifteen years, Shaughn’s political communications and evidence-based advocacy efforts have covered a wide range of leading international policy issues. These include global climate and refugee policy, accountability for global human rights violators (Magnitzky Act), human and political rights in Myanmar and Venezuela, the rights of persons with albinism, defence policy and cyberwarfare, and the reintegration of child soldiers in Uganda. Shaughn political commentary and academic work has been published in Canada,
Europe and Asia.
Shaughn holds a Master of Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, and a Bachelor in Communications and Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Climate
Action Network of Canada.