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A total of four awards of CAD $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. Awards also include domestic travel support to Ottawa where successful candidates will present their completed papers during a special seminar at Global Affairs Canada Headquarters. Click here for more information and to apply before April 28, 2023.
20 years after the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, Dr. Hans Blix, Executive Chairman of the UN Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) from 2000-2003, sits down with SIPRI to reflect on his experience during the inspections to investigate the claims of WMD in Iraq.
Please visit Canada's National Observer and The Hill Times for recent commentary by Professor M.V. Ramana, Ph.D., the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security and Professor at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, The University of British Columbia, and Susan O'Donnell.
Visit The Globe and Mail at the link below for this opinion by the Hon. Lloyd Axworthy, a Peace Shaper at The Simons Foundation Canada, and the Hon. Allan Rock.
Please see the link below to visit Bulletin for the Atomic Scientists for this article by Amb. Alexander Kmentt, Director of the Disarmament, Arms Control and Nonproliferation Department at the Austrian Foreign Ministry and President of the First Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) in June 2022. As a recipient of The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament, he is also one of The Simons Foundation Canada's Peace Shapers.
We are pleased to share this important commentary by Professor the Hon. Gareth Evans, one of The Simons Foundation Canada's Peace Shapers.