Maude Barlow: Water for Sale – How Trade and Investment Agreements Threaten Environmental Protection of Water and Promote the Commodification of the World’s Water

Group of 78 Luncheon Speaker Series 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: Group78@group78.org  613-565-9449 ext. 22 by Friday, May 27, 2017, by… Continue Reading Maude Barlow: Water for Sale – How Trade and Investment Agreements Threaten Environmental Protection of Water and Promote the Commodification of the World’s Water

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Akaash Maharaj: Bringing Kleptocrats to Justice

Group of 78 Luncheon Speaker Series   Akaash Maharaj   Bringing Kleptocrats to Justice   Tuesday June 19, 2017 12:00 p.m.   Palais Imperial Restaurant, 311- 313 Dalhousie St., Ottawa   RESERVATIONS: Group78@group78.org  613-565-9449 ext. 22 by Friday June 16, 2017 by 12:00 pm **************************************************** View the Power Point Presentation Every year, corruption kills 140,000 children worldwide, by… Continue Reading Akaash Maharaj: Bringing Kleptocrats to Justice

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2016 Conference Report Now Available!

The Group of 78, 2016 conference Report is now available! Limits to Armed Intervention Lessons from Africa, the Middle East & Afghanistan 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… Continue Reading 2016 Conference Report Now Available!

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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 the full letter… Continue Reading G78 Message to Government on Support to UNRWA

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Conference: Getting to Nuclear Zero / Arriver au Zéro Nucléaire

 Group of 78 Annual Policy Conference 2017  GETTING TO NUCLEAR ZERO BUILDING COMMON SECURITY FOR A POST-MAD WORLD ARRIVER AU ZÉRO NUCLÉAIRE CONSTRUIRE UNE SÉCURITÉ COMMUNE POUR UN MONDE POST–DMA   Group of 78 Annual Policy Conference In cooperation with: The Rideau Institute, the Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, Mines Action Canada,… Continue Reading Conference: Getting to Nuclear Zero / Arriver au Zéro Nucléaire

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MEETING THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE: Accelerating the Transition to a Post-Carbon World

The conference will examine questions such as:
• The complex context of the Climate Challenge, nationally and internationally, and the policy framework required to address it.
• The leadership needed to promote global cooperation in addressing the Climate Crisis in a timely manner.
• Creating coherence between green public policies and related socio-economic policies such as military and trade agreements.

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Complex security challenges: Whither the Comprehensive Approach?

Luncheon Series   April 25, 2017 – Michael Rostek Complex security challenges: Whither the Comprehensive Approach?

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Angella MacEwan: Technology, Trade, and the Future of Work

 March 28, 2017 – Angella MacEwen Technology, trade, and the future of work  

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Rolf Holmboe: Syria, ISIS and the Prospects for Sustainable Peace

February 28, 2017 – Rolf Holmboe Syria, ISIS and the Prospects for Sustainable Peace

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Dan Ciuriak – So Long, Globalization

      January 31, 2017 – Dan Ciuriak So Long, Globalization V2: The Causes and Consequences PowerPoint Presentation and Text

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