Humanity faces a triple emergency: the global problems of climate change, nuclear weapons, and the coronavirus are monumental. Cooperation between governments and peoples has never been so necessary for common survival. The election of Joe Biden as U.S. president opens a new path for world cooperation for peace. In this up-to-the-minute book, former Senator Douglas Roche, a leading Canadian advocate for peace, points to a new basis for hope in the urgent agenda for human security. The world – and Canada – must:
curb global warming
cut nuclear arms
advance human rights
“As our world begins to recover, we will need the guidance of learned peacemakers. Recovery brings. Joe Biden and Douglas Roche together, providing critical insights for years to come.” -Lieutenant-General (ret) The Honourable Romeo Dallaire
“Extremely timely, thoughtful, deeply informed analysis of Joe Bidon the man and the president he may be.” -ElizabethMay M.P., former Leader, Green Party of Canada
“Brimming witJ1 political practically and generous humanity.” -Ernie Regehr, former Executive Director; Project Ploughshares
Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C., has specialized throughout his 40-year public career in peace and human security issues. Mr. Roche was a Senator, Member of Parliament, Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament, and Visiting Professor at the University of Alberta. He was elected Chairman of the United Nations Disarmament Committee at the 43rd General Assembly in 1988.Mr. Roche was the founding Chairman of the Middle Powers Initiative. In 2010, the City of Hiroshima named him an Honourary Citizen. He was awarded the Calgary Peace Prize in 2017. The author of 23 books, his latest is Recovery: Peace Prospects in the Biden Era.