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Douglas Roche
Independent Senator, Canada; Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament to the United Nations; Chairman, United Nations Disarmament Committee, 1988
 

At SWF:

  • Wednesday, October 28th, 7:30 - 10:00PM, Strategic Issues of 1998: Nuclear Proliferation; Stalemate with Iraq; and the Challenge of Kosovo
  • Saturday, October 31st, 11:00AM - 12:15PM, Preventing Deadly Conflict

RT: Friday, October 30th, The Middle Powers Initiative

Biography:

Douglas Roche, a former Canadian Member of Parliament (1972-84), has proven an outstanding world leader for disarmament.

While serving as Canada's Ambassador for Disarmament (1984-89), Roche was elected Chairman of the United Nations Disarmament Committee. Roche also serves as Special Advisor on disarmament and security matters on the Holy See's delegation to the United Nation's General Assembly.

He is currently a Visiting Professor at the University of Alberta, President of Global Security Consultants, and serves as Chairman of Canadian Pugwash and the Millennium Council of Canada. A prolific writer, Roche has published over 15 books on Catholicism, disarmament, security and development issues.

Links:

Douglas Roche biogaphy
University of Alberta
United Nations Disarmament
Pugwash

Notable Quote "The Taleban is using culture and religion to keep women down."
   --Sima Wali (on Afghanistan)
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