The gathering of world leaders at the UN General Assembly later in September offers an unprecedented opportunity for Prime Minister Trudeau to demonstrate how Canada will contribute to a new global diplomatic effort to reduce nuclear dangers.
Awarding the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to civil society organization ICAN sends a powerful message on what can be achieved when governments, civil society, and international organizations collaborate.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he won’t sign the new “Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons” – but we sure can!
At UN HQ today over 120 countries adopted a landmark treaty outlawing nuclear weapons, but Canada was not one of them.
Canada has the opportunity to get it right this time by voting YES to the UN resolution launching historic negotiations to outlaw nuclear weapons.
The August 9, 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki exemplifies the danger that nuclear weapons continue to pose to the world community.