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A Shift to Sustainable Peace and Common Security

"With no direct military threat to Canadian territory, we should restore and expand emphasis on war prevention and peaceful conflict resolution and give priority to building the United Nations envisaged by its Charter. Canada can be a beacon of hope in an unsettled world by pursuing and promoting, wherever possible, conflict prevention, the peaceful resolution of disputes and multilateral over unilateral responses. We can be a constructive, innovative problem solver, striving to bring conflicting parties closer together to resolve their differences. We can thereby stave off or hasten the repair of breaches of the peace, limit human suffering and environment degradation and minimize costly military interventions."

Rideau Institute Peggy Mason, President
Group of 78 Roy Culpeper, Chair
Canadian Pugwash Group, David Harris, Chair
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace Janis Alton, Director
Committee for Future Generations Candyce Paul, Outreach Coordinator
International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group (ICLMG) Monia Mazigh, Coordinator
Les Artistes pour la Paix Pierre Jasmin, Vice President
PeaceQuest Jamie Swift & Michael Cooke, Co-Chairs
Science for Peace Metta Spencer, President
World Federalist Movement – Canada Fergus Watt, Executive Director
Project Ploughshares Cesar Jaramillo, Executive Director

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