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See The Simons Foundation's Arctic Security Briefing Papers for information on military policies and practices in the Arctic region by Ernie Regehr O.C., Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.
This compilation of current military facilities in the circumpolar region continues to be offered as an aid to addressing a key question posed by the Canadian Senate more than five years ago: “Is the [Arctic] region again becoming militarized?”
The Hiroshima Prefecture has released "Hiroshima Report 2018" which studies, analyzes and evaluates 36 countries’ performance on nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, and nuclear security in 2017. The report lays out challenges for nuclear-weapon-states to work on nuclear disarmament and introduces efforts being made by non-nuclear-weapon states.
The Government of Canada recently released their first new national cyber security strategy since October 2010. See the following for commentary on the new strategy from Paul Meyer, The Simons Foundation’s Senior Fellow in Space and Cyber Security.
This conference was convened by The Simons Foundation at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Canada, on May 24, 2018, to consider the current state of the international cyber security policy discussion and its implications for conflict or peace in the vital, if vulnerable environment of cyberspace.
The Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation (GRA) is a joint programme of The Simons Foundation and the International Security Research and Outreach Programme of Global Affairs Canada with the primary objective to enhance Canadian graduate level scholarship on non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament (NACD) issues.