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This discussion group exchanges comments and articles that are relevant, directly or indirectly, to a future Arctic, free of nuclear weapons.  Content, for example, could relate to:-  climate change as related to broadly defined security, nuclear-weapon-free-zones, and human security for the new Arctic.  Members send relevant articles in the media or on the web  to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

March 2014 -Canadian Pugwash members speak at "Nuclear Weapons Past and Present", the Bill Graham Centre, UofT

  • Ramesh Thakur -The Problem of Nuclear Weapons and What To Do About It. [PDF]
  • Adele Buckley - Arctic Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone, Current Proposals [PDF]
  • Ernie Regehr - Situational maritime awareness toward an Arctic Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone
April-May 2014 - Canadian Pugwash Panel Discussions the United Nations' Third Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons [PDF]
  1. Arctic: an essential Nuclear Weapon Free Zone
  2. NATO and the NPT: Implications of Alliance Membership for the NP
  3. New Ideas and Initiatives
2013 - Ernie Regehr DISARMING ARCTIC SECURITY, for the Simons Foundation
  •   NATO and the Arctic [Read]
  •   Missile Defence and the Arctic [Read]
  •   Fighter aircraft and Arctic Sovereignity [Read]
  •   Canada-US Military Cooperation in the Arctic: Bilateralism or Multilateralism? [Read]
  •   Are Russian nuclear weapons on the rise in the Arctic? [Read]

January 2014 - A new paper by Adele Buckley, Michigan State International Law Review,  -
An Arctic-Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone: Circumpolar Non-Nuclear Weapons States Must Originate Negotiation.  [PDF]

Oct 2012 - An Artic Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Needed Now: Cadmus, www.cadmusjournal.org, by Adele Buckley, Physicist, Engineer and Environmental Scientist; Member of Pugwash Council. Read [pdf]

 Michael Byers (The Globe and Mail - Aug. 12, 2013)

  [Read article]

 

Arctic NWFZ

Author

An Arctic-Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone: Circumpolar Non-Nuclear Weapons States Must Originate Negotiation - [PDF] Adele Buckley, Michigan State International Law Review
The Problem of Nuclear Weapons and What To Do About It. [PDF] Ramesh Thakur
United Nations' Third Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons [PDF] Canadian Pugwash Panel Discussions
Arctic Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone, Current Proposals [PDF]  Adele Buckley

The (Russian) Arctic is open for business

Ernie Regehr DISARMING ARCTIC SECURITY, for the Simons Foundation

Policy Imperatives for an Arctic NWFZ May 2013

Buckley - NNWS could lead the way to an ANWFZ

Michael Byers

Ernie Regehr 

Thomas S. Axworthy

Adele Buckley

A Nordic-Canadian nuclear-weapon free zone

Thomas Axworthy

Canadian Pugwash Forum 2, Nov 14, 2010

Buckley, Wallace

Now is the time ... Hot Planet, Cold Wars

Adele Buckley

A Nuclear Weapon Free Zone in the Arctic

Buckley, Dallaire, Simpson, Wallace

Arctic Governance

Adele Buckley
Circumpolar Conference Resolution on Nuclear Free Zone in the Arctic ICC, 1983, 984

Let's get nuclear weapons out of the Arctic

Wallace, Staples
   

United Nations Civil Society Forum on Nuclear Weapon Free Zones

CPG

Increase Security Cooperation: Report

CPG

Ridding the Arctic of Nuclear Weapons

CPG

An Arctic Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone: Why is now the time?

Phyllis Creighton
Russia and Canada Partners in the North Michael Byers

Unleashing the human potential in Canada's north

Michael Byers

We still don't have a northern strategy

Franklyn Griffiths

Toward a Nuclear-Free Arctic

Adele Buckley

Cooperate in the Artic

Michael Byers

Establishing a Nuclear Weapon Free Zone in the Arctic

Adele Buckley

An Arctic Nuclear Weapon Free Zone

Michael Wallace
Conference on an Arctic Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone, Copenhagen, Aug. 2009 conference report

A Much-Needed Anti-Nuclear Cheer

Ramesh Thakur

Problems of Artic Security in the 21st Century

Adele Buckley
Arctic Security in the 21st Century Conference Report Vancouver, BC April 11-12, 2008

Build an Arctic Gateway for the World

Michael Byers, 26 November 2007

Military and Nuclear Issues - Arctic Nuclear-Weapon Free Zone

CPG, 24 August 2007

MSU College of Law 2013 International Symposium

An Arctic Nuclear-Weapon-Free Treaty by Non-Nuclear Weapon States Would Model Cooperation and Press Nuclear Weapon States to New Strategy

  BY Adele Buckley, Canadian Pugwash, Pugwash Council

 

  Battle for the North:  All Quiet on the Arctic Front? [Read Article] and [See Slide Presentation]

  •   NATO and the Arctic [Read]
  •   Missile Defence and the Arctic [Read]
  •   Fighter aircraft and Arctic Sovereignity [Read]
  •   Canada-US Military Cooperation in the Arctic: Bilateralism or Multilateralism? [Read]
  •   Are Russian nuclear weapons on the rise in the Arctic? [Read]