Tag Archives: Walter Dorn

Canada must “step up” on peacekeeping training

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For the first time ever, Canada has a generation of soldiers with no experience in peacekeeping, according to a new report on Canadian peacekeeping training by Walter Dorn and Joshua Libben. Released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on 2 February, the report highlights the need for Canada to step […]

‘Killer Robots’ and the Future of War


Amanda Connolly, writing for iPolitics, discusses the potentially disturbing implications of so-called “killer robots” for modern warfare (“‘Killer robots’ could spark violence against Canadians, change global power balances: DND,” iPolitics, 19 July 2015). One of the main arguments used by those supporting the development of lethal autonomous weapons — “killer robots”, to use the popular […]

8th Annual Ottawa Peace Festival to kick-off Sunday September 21st


In cooperation with Ottawa civil society groups, Canadian Peace Initiative is holding its 8th Annual Ottawa Peace Festival from September 21st to October 2nd. The 12-day peace festival with 29 events celebrates the United Nations International Days of Peace and Nonviolence. The events include peace exhibits, film screenings, musical performances, public talks, peace awards, and […]