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In recognition of all its efforts Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, together with President Joseph Rotblat, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995.

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For more than 50 years the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs have been working for the control, reduction, and eventual elimination of nuclear weapons.

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Canadian Pugwash is part of the wider international Pugwash movement. Visit the Pugwash International website.

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Nuclear disarmament has always been of central importance to Pugwash. But also - Non-Nuclear Threats to Peace and Security, Institutions for a New World Order, Conflict Resolution, Environment and Global Security, Health, Social and Economic Issues.

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CPG's focus - World peace and promotion of change to advance the cause of peace. Best known for its work on nuclear disarmament, our concern - all causes of global insecurity.

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The Russell-Einstein Manifesto of 1955 was a major step in the nuclear disarmament campaign by prominent members of the scientific community.

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CPG: A proud tradition started by the 22 eminent scientists, the founding group of Pugwash, who gathered at Thinkers' Lodge in 1957, to discuss the path to nuclear disarmament.

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940+ Recipients of the Order of Canada Call for a Nuclear Weapons Convention. Visit www.nuclearweaponsconvention.ca

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.

Bread Not Bombs: A Political Agenda for Social Justice

Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C.

The University of Alberta Press, 1999

 

Distributor: Raincoast Books    1-800-663-5174, ISBN: 0-88864-4357-8

 

Bread Not Bombs is about a peace for the 21st century that can only be obtained by advancing a social justice agenda.  The theme throughout is that in the new world of 'globalization', peace, security, and development are interlinked and must be advanced simultaneously through an integrated agenda.  The human crises in the world are so severe that urgent political attention is required.  The agenda described can no longer be dismissed as 'idealistic'.  The multiple crises in the world demand a higher form of politics.