Working for a Nuclear Free World

Science for Peace at its January 15th board meeting agreed to join the new International Coalition for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament. The coalition was founded by five international peace organizations — IPB (International Peace Bureau), INES (International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility), IPPNW (International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War), and … Read more Working for a Nuclear Free World

Peace Studies at the European Peace University

Last fall, Shirley Farlinger and myself of the Toronto Chapter spent a rewarding three-month semester at the new European Peace University. It’s tucked away in a bucolic corner of central Europe in a tiny Austrian village, Stadtschlaining, better known for its 700-year-old castle than for its innovative training programmes for peace research and education mainly … Read more Peace Studies at the European Peace University

U of T Withdraws from Telescope Project

The University of Toronto announced in early January that it has withdrawn from the Columbus telescope project on Mount Graham, Arizona. Most readers are probably familiar with this project, which has been surrounded with controversy from its inception. A major concern is that the mountain is regarded as sacred by the Apache people, who view … Read more U of T Withdraws from Telescope Project

Update on the World Court Project (WCP)

Some 14,000 Canadians have signed declarations of conscience against nuclear weapons. When the 110 Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) states presented a WCP resolution at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) this past autumn Science for Peace (Toronto Chapter) wrote to Prime Minister Jean Chretien and Minister of Foreign Affairs Andre Ouellet in November asking the government … Read more Update on the World Court Project (WCP)

In Memoriam: James Gareth Endicott, 1898 – 1993

James Endicott was an important figure in the peace movement in Canada for almost half a century. He was a leader during the 1940s and 1950s, when the cause of peace enjoyed less popular support than it does today, and he remained active for the rest of his life. He was uncompromising in his devotion … Read more In Memoriam: James Gareth Endicott, 1898 – 1993

INES: International Network of Engineers & Scientists

Science for Peace is a Member Organization of INES, which has organized several projects since our last report over a year ago (Bulletin Vol.12, No.1, December 1992). INESCO: International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Conversion hosted a conference in Tallinn, Estonia, in June 1993, entitled: “Market, Industry, Energy: practical opportunities in Estonia and St. … Read more INES: International Network of Engineers & Scientists

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