WCC Delegation to Non-Nuclear NATO States

Tasneem Jamal

World Council of Churches to Encourage Non-Nuclear NATO States to Play More Proactive Role on Nuclear Disarmament,Remove Nuclear Weapons from Their Territories A World Council of Churches (WCC) delegation will meet ministers and official government representatives of three non-nuclear NATO states this week. The purpose of the meetings is to ask these states to take a more pro-active role within the …

Towards a Comprehensive and Proactive Security Policy

Tasneem Jamal Nuclear Weapons

Author Dietrich Fischer The Ploughshares Monitor December 2000 Volume 21 Issue 4 Dietrich Fischer is a Co-Director of TRANSCEND: A Peace and Development Network, and a Visiting Professor of Peace Studies at the European Peace University in Austria. Some have argued that we can never disinvent nuclear weapons and thus will have to live with them as long as civilization exists. …

NATO at 50: Papering over the Cracks

Tasneem Jamal Nuclear Weapons

Author Nicola Butler The Ploughshares Monitor December 1999 Volume 20 Issue 4 Nicola Butler is Senior Analyst at the Acronym Institute. This article was originally published in Issue No 38 of Disarmament Diplomacy, the journal of the Acronym Institute. Kosovo dominated the discussions at NATO’s April 1999 Washington Summit. But Summit participants also addressed a number of other key issues that …

Canada and the Crisis in Yugoslavia

Tasneem Jamal

Briefing 99-3 NATO bombing The NATO bombing must be stopped. Not because it lacks Security Council approval. Not because that would end the killing and ethnic cleansing. Not because NATO’s assault could not eventually crush the regime the Yugoslav regime of President Slobodan Milosevic. And certainly not because Canada and the rest of the world should not get involved in …

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 …