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The Hiroshima Prefecture has released "Hiroshima Report 2018" which studies, analyzes and evaluates 36 countries’ performance on nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, and nuclear security in 2017. The report lays out challenges for nuclear-weapon-states to work on nuclear disarmament and introduces efforts being made by non-nuclear-weapon states.
The Government of Canada recently released their first new national cyber security strategy since October 2010. See the following for commentary on the new strategy from Paul Meyer, The Simons Foundation’s Senior Fellow in Space and Cyber Security.
This conference was convened by The Simons Foundation at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Canada, on May 24, 2018, to consider the current state of the international cyber security policy discussion and its implications for conflict or peace in the vital, if vulnerable environment of cyberspace.
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.
See the link below for a transcript of the address given by The Simons Foundation Peace Leader, the Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C., at the "How to Save the World in a Hurry" Science for Peace conference at the University of Toronto, May 30-31, 2018.
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.
The 2018 Space Security Conference: "Space Security: The Next Chapter" was held May 7-8, 2018 at UNIDIR in Geneva to examine the existing framework for space governance to identify what aspects remain relevant to the emerging order in outer space, as well as what elements might be updated, in order to explore how the international community can start a new chapter of space security dialogue.
Visit at the link below for commentary on the recent Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), and thoughts on NPT reform and Canada's role, from Paul Meyer, Senior Fellow at The Simons Foundation.
Visit Legion Magazine for this debate where Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation, presents his argument that Canada’s new peacekeeping policy does not make sense and Stephen J. Thorne offers his comments that it does.
Click here to view these two recent speeches 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.