Stephanie Fillion

Stéphanie Fillion is a New York-based reporter specializing in politics foreign affairs. She has worked as a reporter for CBC/Radio-Canada in Vancouver and was a San Paolo fellow at La Stampa in Turin in 2017. She has a master's degree in journalism, politics and global affairs from Columbia University and a B.A. in political science from McGill University. Fillion was awarded a European Union in Canada Young Journalist fellowship in 2015. She covers the United Nations for PassBlue and co-produces UN-Scripted, a podcast series on global affairs through a UN lens.

When Islanders Are Robbed of Their Homeland

May 27, 2020

In May 2019, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution calling on Britain to return the Chagos Archipelago, a cluster of islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean, to Mauritius, an island nation off the southeast coast of Africa. The resolution endorsed an International Court of Justice’s (ICJ)...

Brazil Struggles to Find a Unified Approach to the Coronavirus Pandemic

May 05, 2020

Brazil’s President Jair Messias Bolsonaro seems to be trying to go down a different route than the rest of the world when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis. While the “Trump of the Tropics” has been following US policy on many fronts, Donald Trump has stepped back from his earlier...