Practical Steps to Zero Nuclear Weapons: Conference Briefing Paper

Tasneem Jamal Nuclear Weapons

This briefing outlines recommendations that came out of  “Practical Steps to Zero Nuclear Weapons,” a conference held in Ottawa in January 2010 and sponsored by the Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the Canadian Pugwash Group, Physicians for Global Survival, Project Ploughshares and World Federalist Movement Canada. A full report on the conference is available here. In light of the …

NATO’s Strategic Concept, the NPT and Global Zero

Tasneem Jamal Nuclear Weapons

Briefing 10-1 Author Ernie Regehr At the 2009 NATO Summit in Strasbourg/Kehl the Alliance Secretary-General was asked to develop a new Strategic Concept. Member Governments called for a participatory review and the Secretary-General appointed a 12-member Group of Experts, chaired by former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, to guide the process. Amb. Marie Gervais-Vidricaire, currently the Canadian Ambassador to …

Strengthening CARICOM Implementation of the UN Programme of Action on Small Arms

Kenneth Epps Americas, Conventional Weapons

Author Kenneth Epps The purpose of this background paper is to highlight the Caribbean Communities (CARICOM) commitment to the UN Programme of Action (PoA). Since all CARICOM member states are members of the Organization of American States (OAS), the paper also discusses the small arms control obligations arising from OAS instruments and describes how these instruments reinforce and advance the …

Canada’s Role in Afghanistan

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

Authors Mike Hogeterp, Remmelt Hummelen, John Lewis and Ernie Regehr For presentation to the House of Commons Special Committee on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan (AFGH) The letter and 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 …

Canada’s Role in Afghanistan

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Asia, Defence & Human Security

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 …