Fri, Mar 04, 2011: Security Without Nuclear Deterrence: A World Without Nuclear Weapons

Alyn Ware will be filling in for Commander Robert Green, who had to return home to New Zealand because of the recent earthquake there. Alyn is a friend of Green’s and equally prominent in the campaign for nuclear disarmament. He is Vice President of the International Peace Bureau and was the 2009 recipient of the Right Livelihood Award (the “Alternative Nobel Peace Prize”).

FRIDAY, MARCH 4 AT 7:30 – 9:30 P.M.
ROOM B 142, EARTH SCIENCES CENTRE,
5 BANCROFT AVENUE AND 33 WILLCOCKS STREET, TORONTO

Public event with no charge

Alyn Ware is Vice-President of the International Peace Bureau, Global Coordinator of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (which he founded), and a Director of the New Zealand Peace Foundation, Wellington. As a member of the New Zealand Public Advisory Committee on Disarmament and Arms Control, he has been on government delegations to the 2000 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference and the UNESCO Ministers of Education Conference in Geneva 2001 at which he was Head of Delegation. Alyn has served as Coordinator for the World Court Project, which led the effort to achieve a ruling from the International
Court of Justice on the legality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons. He is the drafting coordinator of the Model Treaty on the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (Nuclear Weapons Convention) which has been circulated by the United Nations.

Alyn is co-author of a number of books including: Parliamentarians and Nuclear Weapons, Securing our Survival: The Case for a Nuclear Weapons Convention and Our Planet in Every Classroom.

The event is organized by Science for Peace and Canadian Pugwash.
Contact: Science for Peace office, sfp@physics.utoronto.ca, 416-978-3606