A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security submission

On July 29, 2016, the Group of 78 and 10 other leading civil society organizations submitted “A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security” to the federal government’s Defence Policy Review. Click A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security for the full report, the covering letter to Parliamentarians, and the list of signatory organizations.  Version française: Lettre et Une Transition… Read More »

Saudi Arms Deal: Open Letter to the Prime Minister

Open Letter to the Prime Minister April 26, 2016 The G78’s Thematic Working Group on Arms Control drafted a letter to the Prime Minister expressing our profound concern about the authorization of exports of Light Armoured Vehicles worth $15 billion to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We solicited considerable support for this letter from NGOs in the Human… Read More »

Annual Policy Conference 2015 

Strengthening Multilateral Cooperation: The United Nations at 70 Group of 78 Annual Policy Conference  Registration Now Open September 25-27, 2015 Cartier Place Suite Hotel, 180 Cooper Street, Ottawa Conference Program             English     French Printable Registration Form (payment by cheque)  English    French Online Registration Option (transaction charges apply) Click here Speakers Bios

Ron Labonté – Ebola: What does it tell us about the state of Global Health?

Ebola: What does it tell us about the state of Global Health? DATE: Tuesday January 27, 2015 TIME: 12:00 noon (sharp) PLACE: Palais Imperial Restaurant, 311- 313 Dalhousie St., Ottawa Luncheon Notice Labonte Jan 2015 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… Read More »

Climate Change: From Science to Policy

Dr. John Stone Climate Change: From Science to Policy Luncheon notice Stone June 24 2014 DATE: Tuesday June 24, 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.… Read More »

Some Directions for an Alternative Canadian Foreign Policy

John E. Trent Some Directions for an Alternative Canadian Foreign Policy DATE: Tuesday May 27, 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… Read More »

Why is Canada botching the Great War centenary?

April 22, 2014 – Roy Culpeper – Comments in Globe and Mail on “Why is Canada botching the Great War centenary?“

Redefining State Sovereignty: Historical Flaws and Contemporary Crises

Errol P. Mendes Redefining State Sovereignty: Historical Flaws and Contemporary Crises DATE: Tuesday April 29, 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… Read More »

“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 »

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