Project Ploughshares Calls on Canadian Government to Restore Kairos’s CIDA Funding

Tasneem Jamal

Letter to the Minister of International Cooperation concerning the Hon. Jason Kenney’s comments on KAIROS‘s position on Israel. December 22, 2009 The Hon. Bev Oda. M.P., P.C. Minister of International Cooperation Canadian International Development Agency Oda.B@parl.gc.ca Fax: 613-992-2794 Dear Minister Oda, I write on behalf of the board of Project Ploughshares, a Canadian ecumenical organization engaged in public policy research …

Canada’s Role in Afghanistan

Tasneem Jamal

The Canadian Council of Churches Size: 531KB For presentation to the House of Commons Special Committee on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan (AFGH) This letter and the accompanying report were prepared by Mike Hogeterp (Christian Reformed Church in North America), Remmelt Hummelen, John Lewis (KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives) and Ernie Regehr (Project Ploughshares) on behalf of the Canadian Council …

The Termination of CIDA’s Partnership with KAIROS

Tasneem Jamal

Letter to the Minister of International Cooperation. December 8, 2009 The Hon. Bev Oda. M.P., P.C. Minister of International Cooperation Canadian International Development Agency Oda.B@parl.gc.ca Fax: 613-992-2794 Dear Minister Oda, On behalf of the board and staff of Project Ploughshares, I strongly urge you to reconsider the decision by the Canadian International Development Agency to terminate its partnership with KAIROS. …

World Council of Churches Calls on NATO Leaders to Address Nuclear Policy (2)

Tasneem Jamal

Follow-up letter to the leaders of NATO and of the European Union concerning NATO nuclear policy and its current strategic review from the councils that represent churches across the member states of NATO. World Council of Churches H.E. Mr Anders Fogh Rasmussen NATO Secretary General H.E. Mr Fredrik Reinfeldt Prime Minister of Sweden Swedish Presidency of the European Union H.E. …

Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention

Tasneem Jamal

Letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, signed by many recipients of the Order of Canada, including Project Ploughshares co-founders Ernie Regehr and Murray Thomson May 12, 2009 Right Honourable Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada 80 Wellington St. Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Prime Minister, We, the undersigned write to you on an urgent matter. Nuclear weapons, many still on …

Project Ploughshares Urges Prime Ministser to Consider International Implications of Bill C-301

Tasneem Jamal

Open letter on Bill C-301, an act to amend the Criminal Code and the Firearms Act (registration of firearms). 31 March 2009 An Open Letter from Project Ploughshares Prime Minister Stephen Harper Michael Ignatieff, Leader of the Liberal Party Jack Layton, Leader of the New Democrat Party Gilles Duceppe, Leader of the Bloc Québécois On behalf of Project Ploughshares, I …

World Council of Churches Calls on NATO Leaders to Address Nuclear Policy

Tasneem Jamal

Letter to the leaders of NATO and of the European Union concerning NATO nuclear policy and its current strategic review from the councils that represent churches across the member states of NATO. March 30, 2009 The Right Honourable Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada Geneva, 30 March 2009 Dear Prime Minister, This letter comes to you, to the leaders of …

Project Ploughshares Urges Canada’s Foreign Minister to Address Nuclear Policy at NATO Summit

Tasneem Jamal

Letter to the Lawrence Canon, Minister of Foreign Affairs. 6 March 2009 The Honourable Lawrence Canon, P.C., M.P. Minister of Foreign Affairs 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, ON K1A 0G2 Re: NATO Nuclear Doctrine and Policy Dear Minister Canon: On the occasion of your forthcoming participation in the 60th-Anniversary Summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, I am writing to encourage …

The Convention on Cluster Munitions

Tasneem Jamal

Letter to the Minister of Defence and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. November 25, 2008 The Honourable Lawrence Cannon Minister of Foreign Affairs International Trade 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa ON K1A 0G2 The Honourable Peter MacKay Minister of Defence Ministry of National Defence 01 Colonel By Drive Ottawa ON K1A 0K2 Re: The Convention on Cluster Munitions …