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Please visit the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists for this tribute to Bruce G. Blair, Ph.D. and his work to realize the total elimination of nuclear weapons. Dr. Blair was Co-Founder of Global Zero, Research Scholar with the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University, and a Peace Shaper with The Simons Foundation as the 2018 recipient of The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament. Dr. Jennifer Allen Simons is a Founding Partner of Global Zero and The Simons Foundation Canada is their principal sponsor.
Visit The Hindu at the link below for this commentary by Professor M.V. Ramana, Ph.D., the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at The University of British Columbia's School for Public Policy and Global Affairs, and Benoit Pelopidas.
On the 75th Anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we at The Simons Foundation Canada mourn the loss of lives of the thousands of men, women and children – innocent civilians who were destroyed by use of an amoral and what would be now be an illegal weapon of mass destruction.
Please see the following articles for commentary by The Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C. on the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima.
The Simons Foundation Canada mourns the unexpected death of our valued colleague and friend, Dr. Bruce G. Blair, Co-Founder of Global Zero, who died on Sunday, July 19, following a sudden illness. Dr. Blair was one of The Simons Foundation's Peace Shapers and the recipient in 2018 of The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament. Dr. Jennifer Allen Simons is a Founding Partner of Global Zero and worked closely with Dr. Blair and is heartbroken at the loss of such an outstanding man who dedicated is life to making the world nuclear-free and safe for humanity.
Visit East Asia Forum at the link below for this commentary Professor M.V. Ramana, Ph.D., the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at The University of British Columbia's School for Public Policy and Global Affairs, co-authored with Casandra Jeffery.