A Statement on COVID-19

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At Project Ploughshares, we take the global social, economic, and health crisis triggered by the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 very seriously. We are committed to doing our part to minimize its impact on ourselves, our associates, and the broader community. 

Call for independent review into use of Canadian-made armoured vehicles in Saudi Arabia

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A coalition of human rights and arms control groups sent a letter to Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland, related to the report released by Global Affairs in May 2018 concerning allegations that Canadian-made military exports were used against civilians last year by the Saudi Arabian armed forces. The report revealed major shortcomings both in the investigation of the …

Our new look!

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When Project Ploughshares was first founded in 1976, our logo was an illustration of the bronze sculpture “Let Us Beat Our Swords into Ploughshares,” located in the North Garden of the United Nations Headquarters in New York. It depicts a man using a hammer to beat a sword into a ploughshare, a literal interpretation of the quote from the Book …