Welcome to Canadian Pugwash Group
Education on global security, in a broad sense, is the mandate of Canadian Pugwash, carried out by sponsoring meetings, workshops and roundtables to foster informed discussion of experts, for the purpose of providing information which can be useful in the formation of government policy.
10 Good News Stories published by Murray Thomson, O.C. [Good News Service #41 January '16]
1. UN Security Council adopts resolution on youth, peace and overcoming violence
2. EU signs program worth 3.6 billion Euros with Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States
3. President creates a Ministry of Indigenous People in Chile
4. Corporate Knights editorial wins Amnesty International Canada's human rights reporting award
5. The UN's International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) helps develop rural employment and income in Nepal
6. Solar powered airports in India inspire officials in Liberia, Malaysia and Vietnam to do likewise
7. Most researchers on creating clean water at the University of Florida are not just pissing around
8. Less poaching in South Africa, more spawning in Maine
9. Putting Climate on the ballot box
10. Three Minutes to Midnight: Is it the final warning?
Remember your humanity and forget the rest!
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(1) the way forward to removal of nuclear weapons EVERYWHERE
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Arms Control Association Press Release
Setsuko Thurlow and the Hibakusha of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Voted the
"2015 Arms Control Person of the Year"
For Immediate Release: January 6, 2016
(Washington, D.C.)—Setsuko Thurlow and the Hibakusha of Hiroshima and Nagasaki received the highest number of votes in an online poll to determine the 2015 Arms Control Person of the Year.
An op-ed ISYP members by Poul-Erik Christiansen, Emma Hansen, and Cameron Harrington, following their attendance at the 61st Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Nagasaki, November 2015