May 30, 2017 Luncheon – Maude Barlow

Water for Sale: How Trade and Investment Agreements Threaten Environmental Protection of Water and Promote the Commodification of the World’s Water Tuesday May 30, 2017, 12:00 p.m. Palais Imperial Restaurant, 311- 313 Dalhousie St., Ottawa RESERVATIONS: 613-565-9449 ext. 22 by Friday May 27, 2017 by 12:00 pm Maude will not only outline the threat… Read More »

2016 Conference Report Now Available!

The Group of 78, 2016 conference Report is now available! A special thank you to the Rapporteur team for all of their hard work. Coordinator: Richard Harmston The Group of 78 is most grateful to the following graduate students from Carleton University who produced the summaries and contributed to the messages of the conference: Chelsea… Read More »

G78 Message to Government on Support to UNRWA

The Group of 78 has written to the Minister of International Development, Mme. Marie-Claude Bibeau, commending the government on the restoration of funding to the needs of Palestinians through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, noting however that the support is less than previous levels and urging an increase in the short term. Read… Read More »

A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security submission

On July 29, 2016, the Group of 78 and 10 other leading civil society organizations submitted “A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security” to the federal government’s Defence Policy Review. A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security We believe that a defence policy review should be developed from the priorities established by the… Read More »