Eric Fawcett Dinner and Forum: Transnational Security Challenges

Organized by Pugwash Canada and Science for Peace

Eric Fawcett Dinner

Saturday 13 November 2010, 6:00pm

Transnational Security Challenges: Threats Without Enemies, Security Without Borders
Keynote address by Prof. Ramesh Thakur, former Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations

Eric Fawcett Forum

Sunday 14 November 2010: Forum 1:30-4:00 pm

Forum One: International Law & Institutions: Building Peace And Security

  • Dr. Walter Dorn (Chair, Canadian Pugwash)
  • Maja Groff (Hague Conference, Private International Law): The UN system and the evolution of international legal institutions.
  • Heather Clark (White & Case LLP): Work of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in conflict prevention & peacebuilding
  • Karlijn van der Voort (United Nations Assistance, Khmer Rouge Trials / UNAKRT): UNAKRT & hybrid tribunals in post-conflict justice

Forum Two: Towards An Arctic Nuclear Weapons Free Zone

  • Steven Staples [chair] (Canadian Pugwash, Rideau Institute)
  • Dr. Adele Buckley (Canadian Pugwash)
  • Dr. Michael Wallace (Canadian Pugwash)