Nuclear Disarmament Highlights

Visit The Globe and Mail for this commentary by Ernie Regehr, The Simons Foundation Canada's Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence.
A delegation from The Simons Foundation Canada and Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention (CNWC) visited Ottawa this week for meetings with senior government and political representatives to discuss the danger of nuclear weapons and the role Canada should play in working for nuclear disarmament.  Please visit The Hill Times at the link below for Dennis Kovtun's article on his interview with the delegation. 
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 Scientific American at the link below for this article by Zia Mian and 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.
Please visit The Hill Times at the link below for this important article by The Hon. Douglas Roche, a Peace Leader at The Simons Foundation Canada.
Visit The Hill Times for this article by The Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C. on the threat of the use of nuclear weapons unless we strengthen the international system to get rid of them.
Visit The Hill Times at the link below for commentary by The Hon. Douglas Roche O.C. on the "Ottawa Declaration" that emerged from the “Canada and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons" conference initiated and convened by The Simons Foundation Canada and Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention (CNWC) in Ottawa on November 29-30, 2021.
The Ottawa Declaration emerged from the “Canada and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons” conference of international experts initiated and convened by Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention (CNWC) and The Simons Foundation Canada in Ottawa on November 29-30, 2021.
Visit The Hill Times at the link below for this commentary by Jim Creskey related to the "Canada and the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) Conference" convened by Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention (CNWC) and hosted by The Simons Foundation Canada in Ottawa on November 29-30, 2021.
The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament was presented to Ambassador Alexander Kmentt on November 29, 2021 for his role as an architect and engineer of both the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons which “dramatically reshaped diplomatic discussions on nuclear disarmament” and the subsequent Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). He has demonstrated that he is a true Shaper of a safer world, that he is committed to save humanity from one of the most critical dangers we face.