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MEETING THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE: Accelerating the Transition to a Post-Carbon World

The conference will examine questions such as:
• The complex context of the Climate Challenge, nationally and internationally, and the policy framework required to address it.
• The leadership needed to promote global cooperation in addressing the Climate Crisis in a timely manner.
• Creating coherence between green public policies and related socio-economic policies such as military and trade agreements.

Fifty Years and Counting: Is the Israeli Occupation Sustainable?

WHEN: Wednesday, 13 June 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM WHERE: Knox Presbyterian Church – 120 Lisgar Street, Ottawa, ON   The Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territory is currently the longest in the world, at 50 years and counting. The Israeli settlement population continues to grow faster than the Israeli population, annexation legislation is being debated… Read More »

Conference: Getting to Nuclear Zero / Arriver au Zéro Nucléaire

 Group of 78 Annual Policy Conference 2017  GETTING TO NUCLEAR ZERO BUILDING COMMON SECURITY FOR A POST-MAD WORLD ARRIVER AU ZÉRO NUCLÉAIRE CONSTRUIRE UNE SÉCURITÉ COMMUNE POUR UN MONDE POST–DMA   Group of 78 Annual Policy Conference In cooperation with: The Rideau Institute, the Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, Mines Action Canada,… Read More »

Dr. William Perry speaks about the risks of nuclear weapons

  Dr. Perry offered this video to the Group of 78 to help promote our Policy Conference, GETTING TO NUCLEAR ZERO BUILDING COMMON SECURITY FOR A POST-MAD WORLD. September 22-23, 2017 Dr . Perry was Secretary of Defense under President Bill Clinton from 1994 to 1997, having served as Deputy Secretary in 1993-94; he is currently Professor (emeritus)… 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 »