As we enter a new era, with a return of isolationism, the battle against pandemics has become more problematic. The early responses to the coronavirus outbreak demonstrate some of these emerging challenges. This talk will discuss the emergence of the current approach to battling global public health emergencies and warning signs for managing future such threats.
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.
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 »
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. 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 »
Luncheon Series April 25, 2017 – Michael Rostek Complex security challenges: Whither the Comprehensive Approach?
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 »
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.