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Nuclear Disarmament and Extended Deterrence

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Thursday, June 3, 2021

13:00 - 13:45
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Session 5, PLENARY, Thursday June 3, 2021

Session 5

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Nuclear Disarmament and Extended Deterrence

 

Nuclear Disarmament and Extended Deterrence

 

Chair/Moderator: Karolina Werner

Dr. Werner is a NEST Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction at the University of Western Ontario and Senior Fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University

1:00-1:15 PM Sylvie Lemieux on “Nuclear Leadership through the Lenses of Global Abuse”

Dr. Lemieux is a retired LCol Army engineer and former Public Service executive who represented the Green Party of Canada in two federal elections. As a part-time consultant for Global Affairs Canada as well as a member of non-governmental organizations, Dr. Lemieux serves as the co-chair of the Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (CNANW).

1:15-1:30 PM Jonathan Granoff on “Canada-U.S. relations and nuclear arms control during the Biden administration”

Mr. Granoff is an attorney, author and international advocate emphasizing the legal and ethical dimensions of human development and security, with a specific focus on advancing the rule of law to address international security and the threats posed by nuclear weapons. He serves on numerous governing and advisory boards including: Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, Fortune Forum, Jane Goodall Institute, the NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament, and Middle Powers Initiative. He is a recipient of the Rutgers University School of Law’s Arthur E. Armitage Distinguished Alumni Award and a 2014 nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. 

This Keynote Presentation is co-sponsored by the CPRA and the Department of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario.

This Keynote Presentation is pre-recorded. It is available for viewing by all Congress attendees any time between May 27-June 20 2021. As well, CPRA members can view portions of it at this time and engage in live (unrecorded) discussion.   

 

1:30-1:45 PM Alyn Ware on “Extended deterrence and umbrella nuclear states”

Alyn Ware is a New Zealand peace educator and campaigner in the areas of peace, non-violence, nuclear abolition, international law, women's rights, children's rights and the Co-Founder and International Co-ordinator of the Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) and the Vice President of the International Peace Bureau Consultant for the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA). He is a board member and advisor to a number of international organisations including Abolition 2000, Middle Powers Initiative, Peace Boat, Mayors for Peace and the Global Campaign for Peace Education. 

This Keynote Presentation is co-sponsored by the CPRA and the Department of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario.

This Keynote Presentation is pre-recorded. It is available for viewing by all Congress attendees any time between May 27-June 20, 2021. As well, CPRA members can view portions of it at this time and engage in live (unrecorded) discussion.   

1:45-1:59 AM Simu-Live Q & A in Networking Lounge Break-out Room

 

Speakers:
  • Jonathan Granoff, Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute, Philadelphia, Washington, New York City
  • Alyn Ware, Alyn Ware Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) and IALANA