Nobel Peace Prize 1995 — Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Movement

Science for Peace organized a celebratory symposium to honour the recipients of the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize, namely Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Movement. The symposium was entitled “Celebrating Pugwash and Looking Ahead”. It was held on November 2, 1995 at 4 PM in the Earth Sciences Auditorium on the University of Toronto Campus. The … Read more Nobel Peace Prize 1995 — Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Movement

Working Groups Of Science For Peace

Science and Ethics: Kelly Gotlieb ccg@csri.utoronto.ca Eric Fawcett fawcett@physics.utoronto.ca United Nations Reform: Hanna Newcombe FAX: 905-628-1830 Walter Dorn wdorn@chem.utoronto.ca Nuclear Weapons Abolition: Alan Phillips phillips@web.apc.org Shirley Farlinger Tel. 416-923-9061 Landmine Abolition: Margaret Back mback@acadvml.uottawa.ca Tom Davis tdavis@trentu.ca Chemical & Biological Warfare Prevention: Peter Nicholls pnicholl@spartan.ac.brocku.ca Walter Dorn wdorn@chem.utoronto.ca Alternative Futures: John Valleau jvalleau@chem.utoronto.ca Metta Spencer … Read more Working Groups Of Science For Peace

Annual General Meeting, 1995

The meeting was held on Saturday, May 16 at Trinity College Toronto. Kelly Gotlieb gave a talk: “The ethics pot is boiling over”. Discussion followed. Various reports were submitted and accepted. Following the submission of the Nominating committee report (Janis Alton), Board members for 1995-1997 were accepted. Reports were submitted by the following Working Groups: … Read more Annual General Meeting, 1995

The Mines Action Coalition

The Mines Action Coalition,(or Committee), was formed in late 1994 with the general purpose of initiating activities to raise the Canadian public’s awareness of the tragic consequences of the use of anti- personnel landmines in conflicts throughout the world. Four areas of action have been targeted. The Mines Action Coalition: Urges the Canadian Government to … Read more The Mines Action Coalition

Science for Peace Summer Internship Program

This summer, as in the past, Science for Peace is giving a number of students in Toronto the opportunity to engage in research and other activities through the Summer Internship Program. Under the supervision of Vice-President Walter Dorn, the majority of students are working on projects associated with the United Nations. As well, a number … Read more Science for Peace Summer Internship Program

Book Review: Malicorne

Malicorne. By Hubert Reeves. Translated from the French by Donald Winkler. Stoddard Publishing Co., Toronto. 1993. 226 pp., cloth. $28.95. ISBN 0-7737-2689-6. Hubert Reeves is a Canadian-born astrophysicist who now lives in France, where he is Director of Research at the Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique. His books explaining science for the general public … Read more Book Review: Malicorne

To Be at Peace: Twenty-four Small Steps towards Lasting, Active Peace-on-Earth

They say “Peace, Peace”, when there is no definition of Peace. A war-filled future would be: most tragic; so learn: Active Peace (a Happier Way). Active Peace is not Perfect Peace; but Active Peace is Enough Peace. Active Peace is the Spirit in Moderation. Human Living is: Moderate Activity. Harmony is: the Safe, Moderate, and … Read more To Be at Peace: Twenty-four Small Steps towards Lasting, Active Peace-on-Earth

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