Educate ourselves and our communities
on peace and justice issues.
Help Canadians understand how specific
policy initiatives serve or undermine the
pursuit of security.
Help Canadians consider new approaches
to building peace and preventing war.
Promote alternative national defence
policies, arms control, and nuclear
Peaceful resolution of political conflict
is possible when justice and equality
become the basis of decision-making for
people, institutions, and governments.
Canada’s historical commitment to
peacekeeping roles is an honourable one.
Though conflict is inevitable, violent
responses to conflict are not.
Non-violent responses are effective and
valued by many.
When it comes to building security,
development projects are superior to
Building Peace, Preventing War
Download a FREE copy of Dimensions of War
and Peace, an educational teaching unit for grade ten
students completed for Project Ploughshares by the John Humphrey Centre.
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