Nuclear Weapons And Human Rights

To mark the second anniversary of the kidnapping of the Israeli nuclear technician Mordechai Vanunu — and the danger posed by the proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East — the following statement was sent to and published by Canadian news media: October 1 marks two years since the Israeli nuclear technician, Mordechai Vanunu, … Read more Nuclear Weapons And Human Rights

The Problem Of Military Funding Of Non Military Research

The military from a large number of countries funds a significant body of research which appears to have little direct bearing on weapons production or development. For example, after WWII the U.S. Office of Naval Research was a mainstay of research in biology and physics. As well, studies of a significant number of diseases, malaria … Read more The Problem Of Military Funding Of Non Military Research

International Conference On Arctic Cooperation

The International Conference on Arctic Cooperation, sponsored jointly by Science for Peace and the Canadian Institute for International Peace and Security (CIIPS), will be held in the Novetel Hotel in Toronto, Oct. 26-28. Participation from 10 nations includes three groups: the indigenous peoples who are most directly affected by Arctic industrialization and militarization, and who … Read more International Conference On Arctic Cooperation

Third International Peace Week Of Scientists November 7-14

The concept of the International Peace Week of Scientists was originated by Hendrik Bramhoff, a 32 year old West German mathematician at the University of Hamburg. Bramhoff personally organized and funded the first Peace Week in 1986 as a contribution to the United Nations International Year of Peace. In its second year activities took place … Read more Third International Peace Week Of Scientists November 7-14

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