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… Read More »

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… Read More »

Complex security challenges: Whither the Comprehensive Approach?

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

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… Read More »

Dan Ciuriak – So Long, Globalization

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

Edith Fowke’s Bequest to the Group of 78

EDITH FOWKE’S BEQUEST TO THE GROUP OF 78 In early 2016, the Group of 78 was notified that it was one of ten organizations that had been named beneficiaries of a bequest from the estate of the late Edith Fowke, who died in 1996. The disbursement of the bequests was delayed for twenty years, until after the death… Read More »

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 »