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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: January 8, 2018. 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.
The Government of Canada’s 2010 Cyber Security Strategy signaled that it would develop a cyber foreign policy but one has not been produced. In contrast, Australia has released a major cyber foreign policy document and outlined its diplomatic strategy for advancing its aims. Visit OpenCanada.org at the link below for commentary on this situation by Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow in Space Security, and his suggestion that Canada should follow Australia's lead in this vital realm of global policy.
“I have briefed some 30 senators and House members on the nuclear protocol and how I think it ought to be revised.” — Bruce Blair, research scholar at the Woodrow Wilson School. See the link below for Princeton Alumni Weekly's full interview with Dr. Bruce G. Blair, a Peace Leader with 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, Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.
Visit The Hill Times at the following link for a critical comparison of Canadian and Australian approaches to developing national cyber security strategies from Paul Meyer, The Simons Foundation’s Senior Fellow in Space Security.
Visit the Vancouver Sun for this opinion by M.V. Ramana, Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security, and Lauren J. Borja, Simons Postdoctoral Research Fellow, at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, The University of British Columbia.
See The Simons Foundation's Arctic Security Briefing Papers for information on military policies and practices in the Arctic region by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation.
Visit Economic & Political Weekly for this article by M.V. Ramana, Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, The University of British Columbia, and Zia Mian, Co-Director of the Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.
Visit Newsweek at the link below for this opinion piece by Dr. John Burroughs, a Fellow at The Simons Foundation.
Visit The Hill at the link below for this commentary by Dr. John Burroughs, a Fellow at The Simons Foundation.