All Highlights

"The world is about to lose one of the most important nuclear disarmament agreements ever made – and distressingly, Canada is silent." 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, on the the imminent termination of the 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty and their call for Canada to intervene and demand a diplomatic review of INF compliance procedures.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS EXTENDED TO February 1, 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 page on Canadian Defence Policy for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, O.C., Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.
Visit The Washington Post at the link below for this commentary by Jon Wolfsthal and Bruce G. Blair, who is 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.
In a break with the past, the US rejected all four resolutions on space security adopted this fall at the UN General Assembly's First Committee. Visit the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists for commentary by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow in Space and Cyber Security at The Simons Foundation.
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 the Tom Uren Memorial Lecture delivered by Prof. the Hon. Gareth Evans, AC, QC, 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.
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.

By Paul Meyer
Senior Fellow in Space and Cyber Security
The Simons Foundation
Simons Papers in Security and Development No. 67/2018
Published by the School for International Studies
Simon Fraser University 

November 2018