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

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

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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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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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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.

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.

Interviews

 

CTV News Channel: Nobel winner a 'valid' choice

Walter Dorn of the Canadian Forces College says the Nobel winner was a 'good decision,' as it shines a spotlight on a significant issue.

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

 

CTV News Channel: Nuclear talks begin

Canadian Forces College's Walter Dorn explains why the talks are expected to be more 'optimistic' than past negotiations.

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013

 

CTV News Channel: What military mission entails

Walter Dorn with Canadian Forces College discusses what exactly a military mission would mean in Syria.

Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013

 

CTV News Channel: Targets in Syria

Where and what could be targeted if the U.S. takes military action in Syria? Military professor Walter Dorn discusses the possibilities.

Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

 

CTV News Channel: When will action be taken?

Defence studies professor Walter Dorn explains when it is likely the U.S. will take action and what can we expect to see.

Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013

 

Canada AM: When will results be released?

Walter Dorn of the Canadian Forces College says what is known about the UN probe beginning Monday, and explains when results are expected.

Monday, Aug. 26, 2013

 

CTV News Channel: Israel calls for intervention

Is it likely the U.S. will bow to pressure from Israel and get involved in Syria? Walter Dorn, from Canadian Forces College, weighs in.

Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013

 

CTV News Channel: Russia calling for probe

Professor Walter Dorn explains what drove Russia to backtrack and call for an independent investigation into the alleged chemical attack.

Friday, Aug. 23, 2013

 

CTV News Channel: Which side is using chemicals?

Professor Walter Dorn on what kind of chemicals are being used as weapons in Syria and which side is likely launching the attacks.

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013

 

CTV News Channel: Syrian spillover into Lebanon

Canadian Forces College professor Walter Dorn looks at the spillover of the Syrian conflict across the Lebanese border.

Saturday, Jun. 8, 2013

 

See a series of CTV News interviews Dr. Walter Dorn


 

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.

Gordon McBean interview by CBC's Anna Maria Tremonti at an opening meeting of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression on 6 June, 2013.

Canadian Science in Crisis: Research Responsibility and the Right to Speak. [See video]


 


July-August:

  • CBC Interview with Dr. Walter Dorn on Canadian Peacekeeping. Listen:
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  • CTV News Channel with Dr. Dorn on the fall of Tripoli and end of Gaddafi regime in Libya
  • Dr. Dorn was interviewed by the The Independent (London) about the subject of his book, technology in UN operations.
  • Dr. Dorn was also interviewed by the Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, NB) on the training mission in Afghanistan, by Inter Press Service about the future Canadian defence commitments and by Embassy Magazine on Canada’s Libya operation.
  • Dr. dorn appeared on CBC NewsNet (News Now) and CBC Radio (The World This Weekend) to talk about Canada’s National Peacekeepers’Day (August 9).
  • Interview with Metta Spencer and a Russian journalist about Gorbachev. http://bit.ly/ok0PRL

May-June:

March-April: