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Author Oscar Arias Sánchez The Ploughshares Monitor Summer 2012 Volume 33 Issue 2 Dr. Oscar Arias Sánchez is a former President of Costa Rica and the 1987 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. This article is adapted from his presentation, “An Effective ATT for Development and Human Security: Reconciling Ambition and Implementability,” which was part of a panel discussion with Nobel Peace …

Oscar Arias honoured

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Former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias received an honourary doctorate from Carleton University this week. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987, Arias expressed his admiration during his recent visit for Canada’s role in peacekeeping and support to developing countries. He also expressed dismay at the rise in Canadian military spending: “I do complain that it is unnecessary for Canada …