Nuclear Disarmament Highlights

As Dr. Jennifer Allen Simons is a Founding Partner and Canada Chair of Global Zero and The Simons Foundation is their principal sponsor, we are pleased to share this important statement Global Zero's Executive Director, Derek Johnson, made to the United Nations First Committee on Disarmament and International Security in New York on October 18, 2019. See the following for his remarks.
See the following link to access this podcast by Trisha Thompson Pritikin, a Hanford Downwinder and internationally recognized advocate on behalf of populations exposed to Hanford’s offsite radiation releases.
The Hon. Douglas Roche, one of The Simons Foundation's Peace Leaders, says Canadian Catholic bishops have done a double service in nudging their fellow bishops around the world and waking up Canadian foreign policy at a critical moment. Visit The Hill Times at the link below (subscription required) for his comments.
We are pleased to share the October 2019 edition of "Critical Mass," an exclusive new communiqué to keep Global Zero's supporters up to speed on the movement’s many initiatives and progress being made. The Simons Foundation is Global Zero's principal sponsor of and Dr. Jennifer Allen Simons is a Founding Partner and Canada Chair of Global Zero.
Visit Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists at the link below for this article by Zia Mian, Abdul H. Nayyar, Sandeep Pandey, and M.V. Ramana, the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia.
As the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) falls apart due to a lack of US and Russian participation, Emily Enright and the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at UBC, M. V. Ramana, argue that Canada should help do its bit to avert the unravelling of global arms control.  Visit OpenCanada.org at the following link for the complete article.
We are pleased to share this first edition of "Critical Mass," an exclusive new communiqué to keep Global Zero's supporters up to speed on the movement’s many initiatives and progress being made.
Visit European Leadership Network for this commentary from Dr. Hans Blix, a Peace Leader with The Simons Foundation, on how the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran will operate given the legally binding UN Security Council sanctions.
Visit The Globe and Mail at the link below for this opinion piece by Ernie Regehr, our Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence, and The Hon. Douglas Roche, a Peace Leader with The Simons Foundation Canada.
Visit the Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament at the link below for this article co-authored by Professor M.V. Ramana, Ph.D., the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security and Director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the School for Public Policy and Global Affairs, The University of British Columbia, and Zia Mian and A.H. Nayyar of the Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.