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

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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.

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.

 

Walter Dorn is a professor of defence studies at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) and the Canadian Forces College (CFC). He serves as Chair of the CFC's Department of Security and International Affairs. In the past, he has served as co-chair of the CFC's Department of Security Studies and as Deputy Director of Outreach and Community Development. He is also Chair of Canadian Pugwash, an organization of physical, life and social scientists seeking to reduce the threats to global security.

Scheduled Public Presentations

See details at www.walterdorn.org

Topic Schedule

KEEPING WATCH : Monitoring, Technology and Innovation in UN Peace Operation:

 

Monday, 5 December 2011, 12:30 - 2:00 pm, Alumni Boardroom,Carleton University

 

Political and Technological Innovation in UN Peace Operations: Canadian Contributions?

Friday, December 2, 2011, 1:00 p.m. - 2;30 p.m. Seagram Room, CIGI Building, 57 Erb St. W, Waterloo

The Past, Present and Future of Canadian Peacekeeping;  A Debate

Thursday, November 24th, 2011, 3;15pm - 5:00 pm, Department of Philosophy, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street, Room 418.