All Highlights

The Simons Forum on "The Responsibility to Protect: Re-Energizing the Key Players" brought together 30 international experts in Vancouver in March 2017 to discuss how best to reinvigorate the global response to the threat and reality of genocide and other mass atrocity crimes. The full report of the Forum is now available at the link below.
Visit The Hill Times (subscription required) for this op-ed by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.
The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) annual Outer Space Security Conference Series provides stakeholders with an overview of current space security initiatives, an update on the implementation and adherence to existing instruments and a view of the way ahead. Click here to view the report of "Space Security 2017—Celebrating the Outer Space Treaty: 50 Years of Space Governance and Stability."
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.
Friday, July 7, 2017 should open up a new chapter in global nuclear affairs with the adoption at the UN of the world's first treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. Visit OpenCanada.org at the link below for commentary by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow, on what it might mean for Canada and the traditional nuclear order.
See The Simons Foundation's page on The Canadian Defence Policy Review for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, O.C., Senior Fellow in Defence Policy and Arctic Security at The Simons Foundation.
Visit OpenCanada.org for this article by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow for Defence Policy and Arctic Security at The Simons Foundation.
Public event presented by the Space Security Index on the future of outer space governance as the Outer Space Treaty faces the next generation of challenges. 5:30 - 7:00pm on Wednesday, May 3rd in Montreal.
See the April 2017 issue of "Arms Control Today" published by the Arms Control Association at the link below for this article by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow at The Simons Foundation.
Visit OpenCanada.org at the link below for this commentary by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow, on the negative influence of the Trump Administration as evident in comparing the G7 Foreign Ministers' statements on nonproliferation and disarmament issued after their April 2016 and April 2017 meetings.