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 »

Why the New Trudeau/Dion Doctrine on Israel/Palestine Is All Wrong

Group of 78 Luncheon Nice Words But Bad Policy: Why the New Trudeau/Dion Doctrine on Israel/Palestine Is All Wrong? Peter Larson June 21, 2016 12 noon (please arrive by 11:45 am) Peter Larson Luncheon Notice $30 for luncheon and presentation $5 for presentation only (for presentation only, please plan to arrive by 12:45 pm. Coffee… Read More »

Saudi Arms Deal: Open Letter to the Prime Minister

Open Letter to the Prime Minister April 26, 2016 The G78’s Thematic Working Group on Arms Control drafted a letter to the Prime Minister expressing our profound concern about the authorization of exports of Light Armoured Vehicles worth $15 billion to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We solicited considerable support for this letter from NGOs… Read More »

Annual Policy Conference 2015 

Strengthening Multilateral Cooperation: The United Nations at 70 Group of 78 Annual Policy Conference  Registration Now Open September 25-27, 2015 Cartier Place Suite Hotel, 180 Cooper Street, Ottawa Conference Program             English     French Printable Registration Form (payment by cheque)  English    French Online Registration Option (transaction charges apply) Click here Speakers… Read More »

Climate Change: From Science to Policy

Dr. John Stone Climate Change: From Science to Policy Luncheon notice Stone June 24 2014 DATE: Tuesday June 24, 2014 TIME: 12:00 noon (sharp) PLACE: Palais Imperial Restaurant, 311- 313 Dalhousie St., Ottawa COST: $30 for luncheon and presentation, $5 for presentation only For presentation only, please plan to arrive by 12:45 p.m. Coffee and tea… Read More »