Canadian Pugwash conference “The Way Forward to a World Free of Nuclear Weapons” July 9-11, 2015, at the National Historic Site of Thinkers’ Lodge in Pugwash, Nova Scotia, featured leading Canadian and American experts. The conference examined the challenges posed by the current international security context and ideas for making real progress on the road to a world without nuclear weapons. [see Canadian Pugwash Group conference program and speaker presentations.]
Reception and Fundraiser – November 14, 2014, Hart House, University of Toronto
CNWC hosted Toronto area recipients of the Order of Canada who have called for negotiations toward a Nuclear Weapons Convention as an effective means of advancing the goal of a world without nuclear weapons.
Host: Bruce Kidd; Chairperson: David Silcox; and Speakers: Douglas Roche on current nuclear disarmament efforts and initiatives, as well as from Toronto area Order of Canada recipients who support these efforts.
Responding to ISIS: The role of Canada and the International Community
Panel Chair: Ernie Regehr, co-founder of Project Ploughshares and currently Senior Fellow in Arctic Security at The Simons Foundation, and Research Fellow at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, Conrad Grebel University College.
Michael Bell has served as Canada’s Ambassador to Jordan, Egypt,
and Israel and is currently Senior Fellow at the Norman Patterson
School of International Affairs, Carleton University, Ottawa.
Peter Langille specializes in peace and conflict studies, United Nations
peace operations, and independent analysis of defence and security policy.
Peggy Mason is former Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament and is currently President of the Rideau Institute in Ottawa.
David Harries is Chair of the Canadian Pugwash Group and Associate Executive Director of Foresight Canada.
Sponsored by: Canadian Pugwash Group and Science for Peace
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Paul Meyer comments on Second Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons held Feb 13-14 in Nayarit, Mexico