Simons Foundation

Institution: Simon Fraser Univ

In Brief

1985, Simon Fraser Univ, Vancouver; disarmament, human security

Description

(1985, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver; www.thesimonsfoundation.ca).

“Advancing positive change through education in peace, disarmament, international law, and human security.” Seeks a greater understanding of key global barriers to peace and to work with key parties, including NGOs, multilateral institutions and educational institutions, on a common agenda. Priority issues, each with a publications set, include Nuclear Disarmament (issued the “Vancouver Declaration for a Nuclear-Free World”), Space Security (issued “Space Security Index 2013” – tenth edition), Arctic Security (including melting icecaps), Genocide Prevention, and Disarmament Education. Founder and CEO: Dr. Jennifer Allen Simons.

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