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These free events celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi are presented by the Thakore Charitable Foundation, SFU Institute for the Humanities and the J.S. Woodsworth Chair in the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, and the SFU Library. All are welcome to attend. Click here for more information.
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.
The 2019 UNIDIR Space Security Conference, "Supporting Diplomacy: Clearing the Path for Dialogue", was held on 28–29 May 2019 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, and brought together experts and diplomats from around the world to examine some of the technical and policy questions impacting multilateral dialogues on space security and to seek possible paths forward towards stability in space. See the following link for the complete Conference Report.
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 Legion Magazine at the link below for this debate where Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation, presents the argument that space should not be weaponized and David J. Bercuson offers his opinion that it should.
Visit the Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament at the link below for this article by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation Canada.
We are pleased to congratulate the 2018-2019 Graduate Research Award recipients who each received a cash award of CAD$5,000.00 from The Simons Foundation Canada, as well as travel support to Ottawa to participate in the Global Affairs Canada 2019 Forum on Non-Proliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament and Space/Forum D’affaires Mondiales Canada 2019 Sur La Non-Prolifération, Le Contrôle Des Armements, Le Désarmement Et L’espace. See the report below for more information and to view the presentations made by this year’s successful applicants.