Welcome to Canadian Pugwash Group
Education on global security, in a broad sense, is the mandate of Canadian Pugwash, carried out by sponsoring meetings, workshops and roundtables to foster informed discussion of experts, for the purpose of providing information which can be useful in the formation of government policy.
Smart Peacekeeping: Toward Tech-Enabled UN Operations
A publication to assist in creating a less violent and more peaceful world under the rule of law and justice.
by A. Walter Dorn | July 2016
published by The International Peacekeeping Institute in New York
Mr David Petrasek, Director, Centre for International Policy Studies Ambassador Dormond-Cantu, Embassy of Costa Rica Mr Cesar Jaramillo, Executive Director, Ploughshares Project Mr David Slinn, Senior Associate, Centre for International Policy Studies | May 3, 2016
Senator Douglas Roche, former Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament, hailed the High Representative’s visit to Ottawa as “an outstanding success in raising the profile in Canada of nuclear disarmament issues at a time when the nuclear states are modernizing their arsenals and also boycotting ongoing talks in Geneva aimed at finding a legal path to the elimination of nuclear weapons."
Leaders from more than 50 countries including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met in Washington on Thursday and Friday at a Nuclear Security Summit dedicated to keeping nuclear bomb making materials out of the hands of terrorists. [read more]
Peggy Mason | April 1, 2016
Peggy Mason, Rideau Institute President and a former Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament
John Polanyi | April 1, 2016
John Polanyi is a Nobel laureate at the University of Toronto who has written widely on the need for arms control.