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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: January 21, 2019. A total of four awards of $5,000 are available to Canadian Master’s and/or Doctoral candidates to support the independent research and writing of an academic paper responding to a specific Non-Proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament (NACD) topic.
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.
Visit the ICT for Peace Foundation for this analysis by Paul Meyer, The Simons Foundation's Senior Fellow in Space and Cyber Security.
Visit www.gevans.org at the link below for Gareth Evans’ Tom Uren Memorial Lecture delivered on December 2, 2018.
Please see the following link for the announcement of the winners of the 2019 Simons Award in Nuclear Disarmament and Global Security offered by the Liu Institute for Global Issues in the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs at The University of British Columbia.
Visit The Hill Times (subscription required) for this commentary by Paul Meyer, The Simons Foundation’s Senior Fellow in Space and Cyber Security.
This fall’s session of the General Assembly’s First Committee witnessed a discouraging rupture in the previous broad consensus as to how the UN should proceed to develop norms of responsible state behaviour in cyberspace. Two parallel and competing processes have been established to pursue essentially the same subject matter. It does not augur well for the future coherence and efficiency of UN level efforts to build common understandings in this sensitive international security realm. Visit OpenCanada.org at the following link for commentary by Paul Meyer, The Simons Foundation’s Senior Fellow in Space and Cyber Security.
See The Simons Foundation's page on Canadian Defence Policy for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, O.C., Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.
Space Security Index 2018 tracks developments and activities in 2017 related to four indicators of the security of outer space – environmental sustainability, access to and use of space, technologies for space security, and space governance – to capture long-term changes. This newly released 15th volume of the annual report is striking for its illustration of the slide toward weaponization and warfare in the space domain. 
Click here for a transcript of the address to the Parliament of the World’s Religions given by The Simons Foundation Peace Leader, the Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C., in Toronto, Canada, on November 5, 2018.