Canada, NATO and Nuclear Weapons

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Europe, Nuclear Weapons

Authors Douglas Roche and Ernie Regehr Working Paper 01-3 This paper was first presented at the Canadian Pugwash / Science for Peace Seminar held in Toronto on 17 March 2001. It draws on the position paper, “Re-Thinking NATO’s Nuclear Policy” by Rob Green, and on analyses provided by Project Ploughshares, BASIC (British American Security Information Council), PENN/Netherlands, and BITS (Berlin …

Human Security and an Arms Trade Code of Conduct

Kenneth Epps Americas, Conventional Weapons, Defence & Human Security

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor June 1999 Volume 20 Issue 2 The International Code of Conduct on Arms Transfers proposed by Nobel Peace laureates led by former Costa Rican president Oscar Arias provides an exemplary set of principles for Canada and like-minded countries to collectively bring some real control to the international weapons trade. With its emphasis on compliance with …

Canadian Church Leaders Call for an End to NATO Bombing

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Armed Conflicts, Defence & Human Security, Europe

The Canadian Council of Churches OTTAWA (CCC)–In their first formal meeting with a Prime Minister of Canada since 1983, senior leaders of seven member churches of the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) urged Canada’s government to press hard for global nuclear disarmament and for a negotiated rather than a military solution to the crisis in Kosovo.  [The former item was …

Canadian Church Leaders Call on Prime Minister to Press for End to NATO Bombing of Kosovo and Yugoslavia

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Armed Conflicts, Defence & Human Security, Europe

Letter to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien. (français) April 13, l999 The Right Honourable Jean Chrétien Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A OA6 Dear Prime Minister, We write to you as leaders of Christian churches, appealing to you to press for an immediate, unilateral moratorium on the NATO bombing campaign. We are conscious of the heavy responsibilities …