Nuclear Disarmament Highlights

See The Simons Foundation Canada'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 Canada.

 

Visit Inter Press Service News Agency at the link below for this opinion by Professor M.V. Ramana, the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security and Director of the Liu Institute for Global Affairs at The University of British Columbia's School for Public Policy and Global Affairs.
We are pleased to announce that The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament has been awarded to Ambassador Alexander Kmentt, President-designate of The First Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and Austria’s Director for Arms Control, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament. 
The Simons Foundation is pleased announce this important book by Amb. Alexander Kmentt, President-designate of The First Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and Austria’s Director for Arms Control, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament.  

See The Simons Foundation Canada'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 Canada.

 

Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security will host an international School on Science and Global Security from 21-24 October 2021. The School will be in person unless health precautions dictate otherwise. Please see the following for more information and how to apply.
A strong majority want Canada to join the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, despite pressure it may face from the United States. Click here for more information on this April 2021 National Survey conducted by Nanos for The Simons Foundation Canada, The Hiroshima Nagasaki Day Coalition and Le Collectif Échec à la guerre.
Visit The Hill Times at the link below for commentary by The Hon. Douglas Roche O.C. on the new Nanos National Survey which found a strong majority want Canada to join the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, despite pressure it may face from the United States. 
The Simons Foundation Canada is pleased to share this article by Rob van Riet highlighting the way in which terminology skews the debate on nuclear weapons.
Visit the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network (APLN) for this statement by Chair, the Hon. Gareth Evans, AC, QC, responding to the UK’s announcement to increase its nuclear warheads. As a recipient of The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament, Prof. Evans is one of The Simons Foundation Canada's Peace Shapers