Nuclear Disarmament Highlights

The Simons Foundation Canada is pleased to share this paper jointly issued by Canadian Pugwash Group, Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention and Project Ploughshares, authored by Douglas Roche, O.C., one of The Simons Foundation Canada's Peace Leaders, and Tariq Rauf.
Visit The Hill Times at the link below for this commentary by The Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C., a Peace Leader at The Simons Foundation Canada.
Click here for remarks by Prof. Frank N. von Hippel at the Bruce Blair Memorial Lecture in Washington, DC. Dr. Bruce G. 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 Canada as the 2018 recipient of The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament.
The Simons Foundation Canada and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) co-convened this International Parliamentary Conference at the United Nations in New York during the Second Meeting of the States Parties to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW).
Visit the CIPS Blog at the link below for this commentary by Ernie Regehr, O.C., The Simons Foundation Canada's Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence.
Visit the Globe and Mail at the link below for this important commentary by our colleague John C. Polanyi, University of Toronto Professor Emeritus, Founder and former Chair of Canadian Pugwash Group, world-renowned scientist and Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry.
Please visit The Guardian at the link below for this article featuring Professor the Hon. Gareth Evans who is one of The Simons Foundation Canada's Peace Shapers.
Given the relevance of the motion picture "Oppenheimer", The Simons Foundation Canada wishes to share this important poem written in 1995 by our colleague David Krieger, Ph.D., Founder and President Emeritus of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.
Visit DownToEarth for this article by M.V. Ramana, Ph.D., the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security and Professor at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, The University of British Columbia.
Please visit Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs for this tribute to Amb. (ret) Jayantha Dhanapala, a distinguished diplomat and advocate for nuclear disarmament who received The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament for his contributions to nuclear disarmament, particularly as Chair of the 1995 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Conference and also served as the 2008 Simons Visiting Chair in International Law and Human Security at the School for International Studies, Simon Fraser University.