Video of Book Launch – Recovery: Peace Prospects in the Biden Era

The Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C. discusses his newly released book, Recovery: Peace Prospects in the Biden Era. This event was hosted by Group of 78, in collaboration with PeaceQuest Speakers: Welcoming remarks by Roy Culpeper, Chair, Group of 78 Moderation by Steve Staples, Chairperson, PeaceQuest Leadership and Education Initiative Presentation by Senator Douglas Roche (ret.), Canada’s former UN… Read More »

Book Launch – Recovery: Peace Prospects in the Biden Era, by Douglas Roche,

The Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C. will discuss his newly released book, Recovery: Peace Prospects in the Biden Era.

“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

Sarah Bowles

Dec. 1st, Part 2 of 2: Finance, Climate Risk, and How to Make your Pension Fund Climate-Friendly

Two-part series: 1 )The crucial importance of shifting finance to address the climate crisis, on November 24th and 2) How to engage those managing your retirement, on December 1st.

Featuring: Adam Scott, Director, Shift: Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health

Sarah Bowles

2 Part video series of: Finance, Climate Risk, and How to Make your Pension Fund Climate-Friendly

The crucial importance of shifting finance to address the climate crisis Featuring: Adam Scott     This is the first part of the Two-part series of webinars co-hosted by the Climate Legacy and Group of 78; In partnership with SHIFT and the First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa. The crucial importance of shifting finance to address the climate crisis (webinar 1) November 24, 2020.… Read More »

Nov. 24th, Part 1 of 2: Finance, Climate Risk, and How to Make your Pension Fund Climate-Friendly

Two-part series: 1 )The crucial importance of shifting finance to address the climate crisis, on November 24th and 2) How to engage those managing your retirement, on December 1st.

Featuring: Adam Scott, Director, Shift: Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health

Sarah Bowles

Why hasn’t Canada signed the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty?

Join a webinar on the need for Canada to sign the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty, featuring Liberal MP Hedy Fry, NDP MP Heather McPherson, Green Party MP Elizabeth May, Bloc Québécois MP Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe as well as Setsuko Thurlow, survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima who jointly accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

Sarah Bowles

WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS AND FOOD SECURITY IN AFRICA

The Coalition for Equitable Land Acquisitions and Development in Africa (CELADA) invites you all to a virtual panel discussion moderated by Chris Huggins, University of Ottawa featuring:

Agnes Apusigah, Regentroopfen College, Ghana
Ama Appiah-Acheampong, Ghana Irrigation Development Agency, Ghana
Bayush Tsegaye, Freelance Consultant, Ethiopia Mamy Rakotondrainibe, Collective for the Defence of Madagasy Land-TANY, Madagascar

Sarah Bowles

WEBINAR – Getting to the bottom of the crisis in Lebanon

This webinar will attempt to pull back the analysis of the current crisis and delve into questions related to the legitimacy of the Lebanese state, the role of the Lebanese leaders throughout history, the current unprecedented levels of the leaders’ selfishness and ignorance, and the resulting outcomes. This analysis is crucial not only for understanding Lebanon’s trajectory but also for assessing potential future governance options for Lebanon.

Sarah Bowles

2020 Policy Forum – Videos

Our 2020 Policy Forum, The Future of Peacekeeping in the Transition to a More Peaceful World: Why UN peace operations are critical and need to be expanded, videos are available for viewing. Given the impending American election and its potentially dramatic foreign policy implications, we are now planning our Conclusions and Recommendations webinar for early to mid-November. Please… Read More »

2020 Policy Forum – The Future of Peacekeeping in the Transition to a More Peaceful World: Why UN peace operations are critical and need to be expanded

Given the impending American election and its potentially dramatic foreign policy implications, we are now planning our Conclusions and Recommendations webinar for early to mid-November. Please stay tuned as it will be worth the wait!

Sarah Bowles