Kosovo: War on the Environment

Tasneem Jamal

Authors Philip Weller and Peter Rickwood The Ploughshares Monitor September 1999 Volume 20 Issue 3 Philip Weller, former director of Great Lakes United, is director of the Vienna-based WWF International Danube Carpathian Program, which is undertaking a number of projects to protect and improve environmental health in the Danube basin and Carpathian Mountains. Peter Rickwood, a former Toronto Star writer, is …

Kosovo and the 1997 Landmines Treaty

Tasneem Jamal Conventional Weapons, Europe

Author Mary Foster The Ploughshares Monitor September 1999 Volume 20 Issue 3 This text was excerpted from a longer paper available from Mines Action Canada (MAC), where Mary Foster is a staffperson. The views expressed in this paper are her own. The 1997 Landmines Treaty has been celebrated as a humanitarian achievement towards ending the grievous impact of landmines. How did …

Kosovo and Civil Society – Some Reflections

Tasneem Jamal Defence & Human Security, Europe

Author Lowell Ewert The Ploughshares Monitor September 1999 Volume 20 Issue 3 This article was adapted from the “Introduction” written by Lowell Ewert and contained in Civil Society: A Foundation for Sustainable Economic Development, edited by Melissa Rose and Lowell Ewert, published by Mercy Corps International and the Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities, 1998. Lowell Ewert is Director of Peace …

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 …