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CPG's focus - World peace and promotion of change to advance the cause of peace. Best known for its work on nuclear disarmament, our concern - all causes of global insecurity.
Non-Nuclear Threats to Peace and Security, Institutions for a New World Order, Conflict Resolution, Environment and Global Security, Health, Social and Economic Issues.
For more than 50 years the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs have been working for the control, reduction, and eventual elimination of nuclear weapons.
NEW: 652 Recipients of the Order of Canada Call for a Nuclear Weapons Convention.
The Russell-Einstein Manifesto of 1955 was a major step in the nuclear disarmament campaign by prominent members of the scientific community.
Canadian Pugwash is part of the wider international Pugwash movement.
Nuclear disarmament is and has always been of central importance to Pugwash. But also ...
CPG: A proud tradition started by the 22 eminent scientists, the founding group of Pugwash, who gathered at Thinkers' Lodge in 1957, to discuss the path to nuclear disarmament.
In recognition of all its efforts Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, together with President Joseph Rotblat, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995.
Canadian Pugwash Group
Global Security Today
Environment and Security (Global Issues Project)
Pugwash President Jayantha Dhanapala and Pugwash Secretary General Paolo Cotta-Ramusino
April 4, 2013 “We welcome the historic vote for the Arms Trade Treaty on 2 April 2013 in the UN General Assembly. This is the first global agreement to address the massive international arms trade, estimated at $70 billion per annum..." [statement]
Stephen Bede Scharper Mar 25 2013 THE STAR
Gordon McBean is a Professor at Western University, London, Ontario, Departments of Geography and Political Science. He is the Director of the Institute of Catastrophic Loss Reduction.
January 29, 2013 - This substantive letter was sent by mail and email to the Canadian House of Commons, addressed to the Prime Minister, copy to two cabinet ministers and opposition party leaders. The letter urges the Government to mount, as called for by the 2010 unanimous Parliamentary motions, "a major world-wide Canadian diplomatic initiative in support of preventing nuclear proliferation and increasing the rate of nuclear disarmament."
Read Letter [pdf]
Securing the peaceful use of space for future generations
Published from Roundtable convened in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, May 23-25, 2012
Civil society representatives, academics, lawyers, members of the private sector and military, and government and intergovernmental representatives from Canada, the United States, China, India, and Europe met at a Roundtable convened by Project Ploughshares and the Global Issues Project (an initiative of Canadian Pugwash and Science for Peace) in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada on May 23 - 25, 2012. to discuss pressing threats to the secure and sustainable use of outer space.
Read Declaration [pdf]
and Roundtable Program [pdf]