Most peace groups see NATO as a problematic alliance because of its structure, its policies (including especially its nuclear deterrence policy), its history, or the nature of its expansion since the end of the Cold War. However different groups have different perspectives about Canadian participation in NATO. There is no single position agreed by all. The purpose of… Read More »

June 18, Luncheon Speaker Series – An Assessment of The Feminist International Assistance Policy Three Years In

Nicolas joined the Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC) as President & CEO in August 2018. As the former Executive Director of the Humanitarian Coalition, he is passionate about humanitarian and development policy, advocacy, and government relations.

Sarah Bowles

May 28, Luncheon Speaker Series – How could the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples change Canada’s international trade and environmental normative framework?

The Honourable Marilou McPhedran, C.M. is a human rights lawyer, professor and activist, appointed as an independent senator in the Parliament of Canada by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in November 2016. Marilou was one of the most influential leaders of the 1981 Ad Hoc Committee of Canadian Women on the Constitution conference- the grass roots social movement of women across Canada resulting in stronger equality rights in the constitution. 

Sarah Bowles

Please Sign! Open Letter to Government of Canada on Climate Action

A CALL FOR MORE AMBITIOUS CLIMATE ACTION NOW In November 1981, a statement signed by 78 prominent Canadians on Canadian foreign policy was sent to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. The statement was later published in the Globe and Mail. Since then the Group of 78 has advocated peace, justice and planetary survival through its annual policy conferences and… Read More »

Book Launch: Science and Secrets of ENDING VIOLENT CRIME

RSVP by May 14, 2019
Irvin Waller Book Launch
Science and Secrets of ENDING VIOLENT CRIME
May 16, 2019 5-7:00 PM
ROOM C-128, Senate of Canada Building

Sarah Bowles

Transparency International Thematic Priorities: Political Integrity and Dirty Money

Special Presentation: Patricia Moreira, Managing Director of Transparency International
Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 5:30 PM
University of Ottawa,120 University Private, Room 4004
Free Registration

Sarah Bowles

April 30, Luncheon Speaker Series – Responding to the Central American Crisis

Donald Trump’s repeated calls to “build a wall” and his threat to cut off development assistance to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador overlook the complex causes of Central American migration to the United States and the ways in which the U.S. is implicated in migrants’ decision to leave their homes. In this talk, Laura Macdonald examines the causes of migration and the recent caravans, and the role of the Mexican government. She calls for a regional response, including from Canada, to the overlapping environmental, economic, and security crises faced by the region.

Sarah Bowles

March 29, Fundraiser: Jazz and Dinner with, Stay Tuned / Restez-à-l’écoute

Event Poster (Pdf) Please join us for an evening of dinner and Jazz at Jambo restaurant. Enjoy the “true taste of Africa” and the music of,  Stay Tuned / Restez-à-l’écoute. To guarantee your seat call the restaurant and make your reservation, 613-726-9393. Donations are greatly appreciated, and vital to the Group of 78’s work.  They help us provide… Read More »

Sarah Bowles