It has become clear over the past few decades that the poorest developing countries are suffering the worst devastation from the climate crisis, in the form of droughts, flooding, and rising seas, despite being the least responsible for global warming. While the need for financial support for developing countries, particularly for climate change adaptation, has been acknowledged, financing… Read More »
On March 5, 2019 a large group of civil society organizations released to the media and public their open letter to the Prime Minister of Canada, calling on him to address their ongoing concern about the Saudi LAV deal. English and French version can found be found below, or download the Pdf version through the following links.… Read More »
Petroleum geopolitics are complex. When clashes and conflicts occur, they are multi-dimensional. Foster’s book “Oil and World Politics. The real story of today’s conflict zones: Iraq, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ukraine, and more” explores pieces of the multi-faceted puzzle in the dark world of petroleum and fits them together.
Tuesday May 29, 2018 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Palais Imperial Restaurant, 311- 313 Dalhousie St., Ottawa RESERVATIONS:Group78@group78.org 613-565-9449 ext. 22 by Friday, May 25, 2018 **************************************************** Canada and world leaders committed to reducing violence against women and street violence when they endorsed the UN Sustainable Development Goals in 2015. Scientific evidence has identified how… Read More »
Are Russia’s alleged transgressions so disproportionately more serious than those of other international actors, to justify this western hostility? After examining the available evidence, Prof. Bienefeld will argue that any Canadian truly concerned with creating a world in which international law will play a significant and effective role in protecting sovereign nations from hostile diplomatic, financial, informational or military interventions in their internal affairs, should focus on opposing the increasingly provocative and dangerous policies of NATO and its main western supporters, especially the U.S. and Canada.
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. This document was updated in 2018. Click Click A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security for the original full report, the covering letter to Parliamentarians, and the list… Read More »
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
John McNee Pluralism: A Pressing Global Challenge DATE: Tuesday February 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 available. RESERVATIONS: Call 613-230-0860 by Friday, February 21,… Read More »
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 »
The UN Intervention in Mali – and Canada’s role – is a topic that has generated several commentaries of note by Michael Byers, John Siebert, and Paul Rogers.