Canadian Council of Churches urges Ottawa to support nuclear ban treaty

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December 21, 2018 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Email: pm@pm.gc.ca Re: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Dear Prime Minister Trudeau We, the undersigned, representing all 26 member denominations of The Canadian Council of Churches, write to urge that the …

The nuclear disarmament status quo: Not acceptable

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Don’t look now, but a major power struggle is taking shape at the highest levels of multilateral diplomacy. At issue: the blatant disregard of nuclear-weapons states of their obligation to disarm under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 37 Issue 2 Summer 2016 by Cesar Jaramillo The latest showdown was at the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) to Take …

Armed Conflicts Report 2015 Summary

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(covering the period January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014) There were 29 armed conflicts in 26 countries in 2014, one more than in 2013. No conflict was removed from the Armed Conflicts Report this year. Total reported deaths in the conflicts in Ethiopia-Ogaden and Philippines (CPP/NPA) dropped to fewer than 25 in 2014, but no formal ceasefire was declared …