Group of 78 Programs

Annual Conference Luncheon Speaker Series Special Speaker Series

Posted by: Sarah Bowles

Pluralism: A Pressing Global Challenge

John McNee Pluralism: A Pressing Global Challenge DATE: Tuesday February 25, 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 will be available. RESERVATIONS: Call 613-230-0860 by Friday, February 21,… Read More »

Posted by: Sarah Bowles

“Not for Sale” Slavery and human trafficking in Canada and around the world

Mike Perry “Not for Sale” Slavery and human trafficking in Canada and around the world DATE: Tuesday, March 25, 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 will be… Read More »

Posted by: Sarah Bowles

Afghanistan: Pathways to Peace – Update April 2013

Afghanistan: Pathways to Peace Pathways to Peace – Update April 2013

Posted by: Sarah Bowles

Bali and Beyond: The Future of the World Trading System

John Curtis Bali and Beyond: the Future of the World Trading System DATE: Tuesday January 28, 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 will be available. RESERVATIONS: Call… Read More »

Posted by: Sarah Bowles

From Sea Kings to F-35s: What’s wrong with Canadian military procurement?

The Royal Canadian Air Force is still flying Sea King maritime helicopters, now half-a-century old. Its search-and-rescue planes are of a similar vintage, as are the Royal Canadian Navy’s support ships and destroyers. What is wrong with Canadian defence procurement? And how do we fix this terrible mess?

Posted by: Sarah Bowles

Afghanistan: Pathways to Peace Update

Afghanistan: Pathways to Peace – Update April 2013  By Gerald Ohlsen   Since launching its report on the first phase of its work in June and hosting a discussion of a peace process in Afghanistan at the University of Ottawa in September of 2012, Pathways has focused on planning and fundraising for the next phase of work.  … Read More »

Posted by: Sarah Bowles

Group of 78 Statement on Iran

Group of 78 Statement on Iran Adopted by the Board of Directors March 26, 2013 Principal Points: Avoid the use of military force; work with other states and through international organizations – particularly the United Nations – to ensure that acts of war and violence are precluded from all avenues to resolve the outstanding issues associated with Iran.… Read More »

Posted by: Sarah Bowles

Group of 78 Endorses WFM Benchmarks for Effective Canadian Policy in Mali

Group of 78 Endorsement of Statement by the World Federalists Movement – Canada The following statement by the World Federalist Movement – Canada was endorsed by the Group of 78 Board on March 26, 2013. G78 Endorsement of WFM Statement 2013-03-26 (PDF) Benchmarks for effective Canadian policy in Mali While Prime Minister Harper and the opposition parties have… Read More »

Posted by: Sarah Bowles

Gerald Ohlsen – Plan B: Bringing Peace to Afghanistan

Plan B: Bringing Peace to Afghanistan By Gerald Ohlsen, Caitlin Vito and Erica Noordermeer, February 2013, Esprit de Corps magazine

Posted by: Sarah Bowles