We are pleased to congratulate the Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C., a Peace Leader with The Simons Foundation, on his receipt of the Calgary Peace Prize offered by Mount Royal University's Faculty of Arts, Peace Studies Initiative.
Visit IDN-InDepthNews for this article by Jayantha Dhanapala, a Peace Shaper with The Simons Foundation as a recipient of The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament.
Visit Politico Magazine at the link below for this article by Bruce G. Blair, Co-Founder of Global Zero, Research Scholar with the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University, and one of The Simons Foundation's Peace Leaders.
Following President-elect Donald Trump’s comments on U.S. nuclear capabilities over the holidays, 2017 begins with worrisome questions about his intentions. Visit OpenCanada.org at the link below for commentary by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow at The Simons Foundation.
Last week, the Canadian-led resolution on a "Treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons" (L65) was adopted by the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly with wide support. Visit OpenCanada.org at the link below for Paul Meyer's commentary on how effective the "High Level Preparatory Group" it establishes will be in generating a draft treaty text.
Visit The Hill Times for commentary by Paul Meyer on Canada's position related to the United Nations General Assembly First Committee resolution, "Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations" (L41), adopted on October 27th, which authorizes negotiation of a nuclear weapons ban.