Civil society under surveillance

Branka Marijan Conventional Weapons, Emerging Technologies, Featured, Ploughshares Monitor

Many civil society groups and activists—yes, in Canada, as well as in many other countries—have solid grounds for believing that they have been and are still under surveillance—by national security agencies and now, increasingly, by private entities.

Call for independent review into use of Canadian-made armoured vehicles in Saudi Arabia

Ploughshares Conventional Weapons, Featured, News

A coalition of human rights and arms control groups sent a letter to Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland, related to the report released by Global Affairs in May …

Emerging Technologies: Civil Society Statement to the United Nations

Cesar Jaramillo Conventional Weapons, Emerging Technologies, Space Security

The following is the civil society statement on emerging technologies as delivered by Project Ploughshares Program Officer Cesar Jaramillo to the UN General Assembly First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) …