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

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Europe, Nuclear Weapons

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 Americas, Europe, Nuclear Weapons

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 …

India and the Nuclear Suppliers Group

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Asia, Nuclear Weapons

Letter to the Foreign Minister on the NSG, NPT and the India deal August 5, 2008 The Honourable David Emerson Minister of Foreign Affairs 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2 Canada Dear Minister, We write out of our concern regarding the forthcoming meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group’s (NSG) to deal with the request, put forward by the United …

Civilian Nuclear Cooperation with India

Tasneem Jamal Nuclear Weapons

Letter from Executive Director John Siebert to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. July 17, 2008 The Honourable David Emerson Minister of Foreign Affairs 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2 Canada Re: Civilian Nuclear Cooperation with India Dear Minister, Congratulations on your recent appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs. We wish you success as you address the many international security …

Canada’s Support for Peace in Darfur

Tasneem Jamal

Ploughshares letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper November 29, 2007 The Right Honourable Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Re: Canada’s Support for Peace in Darfur Dear Prime Minister Harper: I am writing to you on behalf of Project Ploughshares to urgently request that the Government of Canada …

Project Ploughshares Urges Canadian Government to Support UN Resolutions on Nuclear Disarmament

Tasneem Jamal

Letter on UN Nuclear Resolutions L9 and L21. 31 October 2007 Dear Minister Bernier and Ambassador Grinius, I am writing on behalf of Project Ploughshares, the ecumenical peace research centre of The Canadian Council of Churches, to ask that the Government of Canada support the Resolutions L9 and L21 in upcoming votes at the United Nations First Committee and General …

Canadian Submission on the Arms Trade Treaty

Tasneem Jamal

Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs from Project Ploughshares and partners 16 May 2007 The Honourable Peter MacKay Minister of Foreign Affairs 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, On, K1A 0G2 Canada Fax: (613) 992-2337 RE: Canadian submission on the Arms Trade Treaty Dear Minister MacKay, On behalf of our respective Canadian organizations that are committed to ending irresponsible weapons trade, …

Darfur and the Responsibility to Protect

Tasneem Jamal

Letter from Project Ploughshares to members of Parliament. 2 October 2006 To Members of Parliament: As you prepare for a debate on Darfur, Sudan, in Ottawa on 3 October 2006, the importance of the international community’s increasing commitment to the responsibility to protect vulnerable populations should guide your deliberations. Project Ploughshares joins with others in Canada and around the world …

Interfaith Group on Darfur

Tasneem Jamal

Letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. (French version) June 29, 2006 The Right Hon. Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons, Ottawa, Ontario Email: Harper.S@parl.gc.ca Dear Prime Minister, On January 16, 2006 representatives of various faith groups in Canada addressed a letter to your predecessor and leaders of the opposition parties on the continuing tragedy in Darfur, Sudan. …