CPG_logo_EN_CMYK_web_148x83_alpha.png Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

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

CPG_logo_EN_CMYK_web_148x83_alpha.png Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

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

CPG_logo_EN_CMYK_web_148x83_alpha.png Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

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.

CPG_logo_EN_CMYK_web_148x83_alpha.png Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

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

CPG_logo_EN_CMYK_web_148x83_alpha.png Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

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.

CPG_logo_EN_CMYK_web_148x83_alpha.png Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

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.

CPG_logo_EN_CMYK_web_148x83_alpha.png Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

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.

CPG_logo_EN_CMYK_web_148x83_alpha.png Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

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.

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.

Reintegration and Reconciliation in Afghanistan: In what order?

March 4, 2010
It remains a prominent hope of at least some of those managing the counterinsurgency effort in Afghanistan that a combination of reintegration and escalated fighting will create openings for the diplomacy that is essential to finally ending the war that, in the words of Prime Minister Harper,[i] will never be won.

Extended deterrence will remain, but US nukes could leave Europe

February 27, 2010
The signs are growing that over the next year there could be an agreement to remove all remaining US nuclear weapons from Europe.

It’s time to sideline the Geneva disarmament conference

February 18, 2010

The UN’s one disarmament negotiating forum recently seemed set to emerge from a wasted decade of deadlock, but the celebrations were premature. Disarmament is obviously way too important to be left to the Conference on Disarmament, so it’s time to look for another venue – and on that Canada has, or at least had, a great idea.

Nukes out of Germany: Countering the backlash

February 15, 2010

Two former German security officials have responded, not entirely helpfully, to former NATO Secretary-General George Robertson’s sharp rebuke of the German Government’s call for the removal of US nuclear weapons from its territory

Nukes out of Europe: Now the Backlash

February 10, 2010
When the German Government became explicit in calling for the removal of nuclear weapons from German territory[i] some energetic backlash was to be expected. Now it’s started http://www.cigionline.org/blogs/2010/2/nukes-out-europe-now-backlash.