Nuclear Disarmament Highlights

The Hiroshima Prefecture has released "Hiroshima Report 2018" which studies, analyzes and evaluates 36 countries’ performance on nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, and nuclear security in 2017. The report lays out challenges for nuclear-weapon-states to work on nuclear disarmament and introduces efforts being made by non-nuclear-weapon states.
See the link below for a transcript of the address given by The Simons Foundation Peace Leader, the Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C., at the "How to Save the World in a Hurry" Science for Peace conference at the University of Toronto, May 30-31, 2018.
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.
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.
See The Simons Foundation's page on Canadian Defence Policy for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, O.C., Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.
Visit the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament at the following link for this Policy Brief by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow at The Simons Foundation, which traces the evolution of the "Humanitarian Initiative" that led to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons adopted by the UN General Assembly on July 7, 2017.
See The Simons Foundation's Nuclear Disarmament Briefing Papers for occasional papers focussing on nuclear disarmament issues.
See The Simons Foundation's page on Canadian Defence Policy for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, O.C., Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.
Visit Arms Control Today at the link below for this analysis on options for reforming presidential nuclear launch authority by Dr. Bruce Blair, a member of the Princeton University research faculty, Co-founder of Global Zero, a former Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile launch officer, and a Peace Leader with The Simons Foundation.
Visit the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists for this article by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow, which counters the anti-arms control agreement narrative that is currently dominant in the USA.