Highlights

The First Meeting of States Parties to the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) was held in Vienna, Austria on June 21-23, 2022. To mark the occasion and build support for progressive disarmament policies, The Simons Foundation Canada and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) co-convened an evening event on June 20 for all government delegations, expert speakers, parliamentarians, and civil society organizations participating in the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons conference and the First Meeting of States Parties.
See The Simons Foundation Canada'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 Canada.
Visit The Globe and Mail for this commentary by Ernie Regehr, The Simons Foundation Canada's Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence.
A delegation from The Simons Foundation Canada and Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention (CNWC) visited Ottawa this week for meetings with senior government and political representatives to discuss the danger of nuclear weapons and the role Canada should play in working for nuclear disarmament.  Please visit The Hill Times at the link below for Dennis Kovtun's article on his interview with the delegation. 
The Simons Foundation Canada and Global Affairs Canada are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021-2022 Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation competition.
See The Simons Foundation Canada's page on Canadian Defence Policy for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, O.C., Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation Canada.