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The Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation (GRA) is a joint programme of The Simons Foundation and the International Security Research and Outreach Programme of Global Affairs Canada with the primary objective to enhance Canadian graduate level scholarship on non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament (NACD) issues.
See The Simons Foundation's Arctic Security Briefing Papers for information on military policies and practices in the Arctic region by Ernie Regehr O.C., Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.
The 2018 Space Security Conference: "Space Security: The Next Chapter" was held May 7-8, 2018 at UNIDIR in Geneva to examine the existing framework for space governance to identify what aspects remain relevant to the emerging order in outer space, as well as what elements might be updated, in order to explore how the international community can start a new chapter of space security dialogue.
Visit OpenCanada.org at the link below for commentary on the recent Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), and thoughts on NPT reform and Canada's role, from Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow at The Simons Foundation.
Visit Legion Magazine for this debate where Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation, presents his argument that Canada’s new peacekeeping policy does not make sense and Stephen J. Thorne offers his comments that it does.
Click here to view these two recent speeches by Prof. the Hon. Gareth Evans, AC, QC, a Peace Shaper with The Simons Foundation as a recipient of The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament.