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Nuclear disarmament has always been of central importance to Pugwash. But also - Non-Nuclear Threats to Peace and Security, Institutions for a New World Order, Conflict Resolution, Environment and Global Security, Health, Social and Economic Issues.

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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.

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800 Recipients of the Order of Canada Call for a Nuclear Weapons Convention. Visit www.nuclearweaponsconvention.ca

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The Russell-Einstein Manifesto of 1955 was a major step in the nuclear disarmament campaign by prominent members of the scientific community.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Canadian Pugwash is part of the wider international Pugwash movement. Visit the Pugwash International website.

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.

CPG Past Events

2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)

Canadian Pugwash is sponsoring 3 Panel Discussions at the 2015 RevCon
When? May 12 - 14, 2015
Where? United Nations Headquarters, New York City

Who are the Panelists?

Want to read more about the Program?


 

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 PHOTO: Murray Thomson, O.C., and Douglas Roche, O.C. announce that CNWC has signed 800 OC members to the list of endorsers for a Nuclear Weapons Contention [click to view more photos]

On Novembeer 14th, 2014, CNWC hosted Toronto-area recipients of the Order of Canada, to a reception at Hart House, University of Toronto. The CNWC is a project of the Canadian Pugwash Group.

 

Remarks to the Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention T Axworthy Nov 14 2014.pdf

 

View some photos taken at the CNWC event - Nov. 14, 2014


 

On November 14th, 2014 The Canadian Pugwash Group & Science for Peace co-sponsored the Eric Fawcett Forum at Hart House, U of T. on Responding to ISIS: The role of Canada and the International Community. The public forum was chaired by Ernie Regehr and Panel speakers were Michael Bell, Peter Langille, Peggy Mason and David Harries. The event followed a Reception and Fundraiser hosted by CNWC for Order of Canada endorsers of a Canadian Nuclear Weapons Convention.

Peter Langille Pugwash talk November 2014.pdf


 

Please join us for the Eric Fawcett Memorial Forum on November 15th, 2013 featuring Gwynne Dyer. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online on the Science for Peace website: http://www.scienceforpeace.ca/gwynne-dyer-the-decline-of-war

Gwynne Dyer - Nov 15 2013


 

by Pierre Jasmin
Review of the opening of The Peace Exhibit on May 30, 2013, at the Canadian War Museum, Canada’s national museum of military history in Ottawa [English] [French]. 


 

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