Canadian Pugwash Group CPG

more than 50 years of working for peace and security

The purpose of the Pugwash Conferences is to provide scholarly insights into the prevention and resolution of armed conflict, including nuclear abolition and nuclear and conventional disarmament, control of the arms trade, the peaceful resolution of ethnic and other disputes within and among states, and to contribute to the solutions for socioeconomic and environmental threats to human security.
Nuclear disarmament is and has always been of central importance to Pugwash.  Canadian Pugwash participates annually in the international conference, and on the Pugwash Council. (Nuclear Disarmament).

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About: We are the national affiliate of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, an international organization, awarded the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize, together with its founder Sir Joseph Rotblat. 

It has offices in Rome, London and Washington. The purpose of the Pugwash Conferences is to provide scholarly insights into the prevention and resolution of armed conflict, including nuclear abolition and nuclear and conventional disarmament, control of the arms trade, the peaceful resolution of ethnic and other disputes within and among states, and to contribute to the solutions for socioeconomic and environmental threats to human security. Canadian Pugwash participates annually in the international conference, and on the Pugwash Council.

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 and insights which can be useful in the formation of government policy. For example, in the last half of 2008, Canadian Pugwash sponsored or co-sponsored: … (full text about).

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