International Law and Human Security Projects

The Simons Foundation was the major funder of the Will to Intervene Project (W2I) and continues to support further research on the subjec

The so-called “right of humanitarian intervention” has been one of the most controversial foreign policy issues of the last decade – both when intervention has happened, as in Kosovo, and when it has failed to happen, as in Rwanda.
Project Ploughshares is a non-governmental organization that works with churches, governments and civil society, in Canada and abroad, to advance policies and actions to prevent war and armed violence and build peace.

The Simons Foundation has been involved with Global Action To Prevent War's United Nations Emergency Peace Service (UNEPS ) project since its inception,

Convened by The Simons Foundation, Simon Fraser University (SFU) Centre for Dialogue, and the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) at Concordia University.