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LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS (SELECTED)

Complete list (pdf). Upcoming/recent public lectures here.  Some presentations (PPT) ONLINE here.  Videos here.

2016

“The Evolution of Peace Support Operations,” Joint Command and Staff Programme 42, CFC, Toronto, January 28. 

“Unprepared for Peace? The Decline of Canadian Peacekeeping Training (and What to Do About It),” Centre Block, Canadian Parliament, Ottawa, February 2.   

“Capabilities required to operate safely and effectively in violent and asymmetric threat environments”, International Peace Institute, New York, February 11.

“Peace Operations Technology, Training and Canada,” Peace Operations Capacity Building Program, State Department, Washington, DC, February 17. 

“Technology and Crowdsourcing for Ceasefire Monitoring: UN Experience and a Layered Model Proposal,” in workshop on “New Models of Cease-fire Monitoring Using Technology and Crowd-sourcing” (by White House invitation), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) headquarters and the White House Compound, Washington, D.C., February 18.

“The Evolution of UN Peace Operations,” Peace and Conflict Studies Course, Sault College, TorStar Building, Toronto, March 1. 

“Global Perspectives: Peace and Security,” course at Quest University, Squamish, BC, March 7–30. 

“Participation in UN Missions: Military and Police Perspectives” panel moderator in Seminar “Netherlands and Canada: Partners for Peace,” University of Ottawa, May 17.

“Back in the Game: Canada's return to UN operations” (En, Fr) (2-pager for the Defence Policy Review): Toronto Consultation with the Minister of National Defence, Fairmount Royal York Hotel, Toronto, May 20.

“Back in the Game: Potential Canadian Contributions to UN Peace Operations,” Expert Briefing Series, Multimedia Room, National Defence Headquarters, Ottawa, May 31.  

“Technology and Mass Atrocity Prevention,” Professional Training Program on Atrocity Prevention, sponsored by the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS), Montreal, June 1. 

“UAVs in Peace Operations,” Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Peace Research Association, Calgary, June 2. 

“Canada in Peace Operations in Africa,” Workshop on "Revisiting Africa in Canadian Security Planning & Assessment,” session on “Peacekeeping & Expeditionary Missions Revisited: When to go (or not), how to prepare, what to send?,” Univ. of Calgary, June 4.

“CAF Contributions to Peace Support Operations? To Preventing Conflict?” Defence and Security Stream, JCSP 42, CFC, Toronto, June 7.

“CAF Contributions to Peace Support Operations: Feedback on Syndicate presentations,” Defence and Security Stream, JCSP 42, CFC, Toronto, June 15 & 17.

“Report of the UN Representative of Science for Peace,” Science for Peace Annual General Meeting, University of Toronto, Toronto, June 22. 

“Drones and Killer Robots: Canada’s Policy,” Croft Chapter House, University of Toronto, June 15. (https://youtu.be/uP2zLWWnTWI, 10:20 to 26:15)

“A United Nations System to Prevent Armed Conflict and Protect Civilians,” World Social Forum, McGill University, Montreal, August 12. 

“Critical technological innovations for UN Peace operations,” Peacekeeping & Logistics Africa, Midrand, South Africa, August 31. (by teleconference)

“The United Nations,” Lecture to the Joint Command and Staff Programme, CFC, Toronto, September 6. 

“Back in the Game of UN Peacekeeping: Testimony to the Senate Committee on National Security and Defence,” Parliament Hill, Ottawa, September 19. Testimony quoted in the Committee's report, "UN Deployment: Prioritizing commitments at home and abroad" (pdf). 

“Technology for UN peace operations: Show and Tell with Moderns Apps and Kid’s Toys,” 10th Annual TIDES Technology Demonstration, National Defence University, Washington, DC. September 21.

“Armed Intervention: If, Why, When & How (the Just War approach),” Group of 78 Annual Conference, September 24.

“Global Governance: Nukes, Wars & Climate Change,” World Federalists Movement – Canada, Toronto, September 25.  

“Canada and UN Peacekeeping: Back to the Future,” lecture in course on “Canada’s Role in Conflict Countries,” Ryerson University, Toronto, September 29.  

“How can the Armed Forces Bridge Training Cultures and Local Contexts,” moderator and presenter, conference on “Peace First: Canada’s Role in Peace Operations,” Queen’s University, Kingston, October 20. 

“New Contributors to Peacekeeping and Canada’s Role,” “panellist at conference on “New Treated in UN-led Peacekeeping: Canadian and Global Perspectives,” McGill University, Montreal, October 21.

“Progress in Science and Technology for UN Peacekeeping”, annual roundtable of the Canadian Pugwash Group, Ottawa, October 23.  

“Canada and UN Peacekeeping: Back to the Future,” Glendon Colloquium, Glendon Campus, York University, Toronto, October 27.

“Introduction of Paul Myer,” Fawcett Forum, University of Toronto, October 27. 

« Un retour vers les opérations de paix ? », L'Institut militaire de Québec, Quebec City, November 3. 

“Protection through Connections: Tech-Enabled Peacekeeping,” Keynote address, Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping, Seoul, Korea, November 8. 

“New Technology for Protection & Peacekeeping,” Canadian Red Cross conference, “Protection in Times of Conflict,” Glendon Campus, York University, November 17.

“Canada and UN Peacekeeping: Back to the Future,” Glendon Seminar, York University, November 25.

“World Religions on War and Peace,” Quest University, Squamish, BC, November 27–December 21. 

 

2015^ 

"Technology for Conflict Management and Prevention," online TechChange course TC109, live with students in a half-dozen countries, January 16.

"When is Armed Force Justified in World Religions? A Comparison of Scriptural Approaches," Colloquium, Quest University, Squamish, BC, January 19.

“The Canadian Forces, Identity and Peacekeeping,” in Modern Conflict Workshop, sponsored by the Memory Project, Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto, January 14.

“Technology and Innovation in UN Peacekeeping: A Briefing on the Findings and Recommendations of the Expert Panel” (panellist with Jane Holl Lute and Edmond Mulet), International Peace Institute, New York, January 29.

“Peacekeeping Technologies: What the US can do to help,” National Defense University, Washington, DC, February 10.

“Surveillance Technologies for UN Peacekeeping: A Demonstration with Toys,” Quest University, Squamish, BC, March 13.

“Surveillance Technologies for UN Peacekeeping: A Demonstration with Toys,” University of British Columbia, Vancouver, March 16.

“Extremism and Organized Violence,” Quest University, Squamish, BC, March 19.

“Global Governance of Security: The Evolution of Ideas and Institutions,”  Joint Command and Staff Programme (JCSP) 41, CFC, Toronto, April 7.

“The Evolution of Peace and Stability Operations,” Advanced Joint Warfare stream, JCSP 41, CFC, Toronto, April 9.

“Smart Peacekeeping Technology,” Partnership for Effective Peacekeeping, UN Foundation, Washington, DC, May 15.

“Smart peacekeeping: The benefits and dilemmas of tech-enabled operations,” keynote address, Canadian Peace Research Association, Congress of Humanities, Ottawa, June 3.

“When is Armed Force Justified in World Religions? A Comparison of Scriptural Approaches,” in session “Is there a War of Religions?”, Canadian Forces College Symposium, June 11.

“The Responsibility to Protect and New Technology,” keynote address with Hon. Lloyd Axworthy in symposium on “The UN at 70: A Canadian Perspective,” McMaster University, Hamilton, June 12.

“UN Peacekeeping and Technology: A Hands-On Demonstration”, Professional Training Program on the Prevention of Mass Atrocities, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, June 16.

“Uniting East and West,” University of Toronto, 21 June 2015.

“Peacekeeping Technologies: A Demonstration,” Science for Peace AGM, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), Toronto, June 27.

“The Responsibility to Protect and New Technology,” (with Hon. Lloyd Axworthy), American Academy of Arts and Science, Stanford University, June 29.

“Canadian Pugwash and Existential Threats to Humanity,” Canadian Pugwash Workshop on “The Way Forward to a World Free of Nuclear Weapons,” Pugwash, Nova Scotia, July 11.

“Drones and Peacekeeping: the DRC and Beyond”, Drones Summit on Drones and Aerial Observation: New Technologies for Property Rights, Human Rights, and Global Development, New America, Washington, DC, You Tube, July 22.

“The United Nations,” JCSP 42, CFC, Toronto, September 8.

“Global Governance,” seminar leader, JCSP 42, CFC, Toronto, September 9 and 10.

“Drones and Peacekeeping,” Canadian Peace Initiative, Ottawa, September 28.

“Peacekeeping Technology: A Demonstration,” 9th Annual TIDES Technology Demonstration, National Defence University, Ft. McNair, Washington, DC, October 7.

“Weapons Proliferation and Disarmament,” Canadian Security Studies Programme (CSSP) 17, CFC, Toronto, October 8.

“Peace Tech,” retreat on “Impact of New Technologies on Peace, Security and Development,” Independent Commission on Multilateralism, Greentree Estate, NY, October 24.

“Canada’s Foreign, Defence, Development, and Trade Policies,” seminar chair, JCSP 42, CFC, Toronto, November 2.

“Canada-US Relations,” seminar chair, JCSP 42, CFC, Toronto, November 4.

“New Technology for Peace and Protection: Expanding the R2P Toolbox,” paper by Lloyd Axworthy and A. Walter Dorn (presented by Dr. Axworthy), West Point, NY, November 5.

“Introduction of Hon. Lloyd Axworthy,” before his presentation on “Canada as a Voice for Peace and Development?  A Post-Election Conversation,” University of Toronto, November 7.

“The New Trudeau Cabinet”, panel discussions, Canadian Forces College, Toronto, November 17.

“Canada and Japan in Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Assistance,” bilateral Japan-Canada consultations, Ottawa, 24 November 2015.

“UN Peacekeeping: The Rise of Tech-Contributing Countries,” Canadian Pugwash, Ottawa City Hall, November 29.

“Securing a Nuclear Weapons-Free World:  Creating and retaining the replacement regime,” Canadian Pugwash Research Roundtable, Ottawa City Hall, November 30.

2014^ 

"Technology for Conflict Management and Prevention," TechChange course TC109, live online with students in a half-dozen countries, January 16.

"When is Armed Force Justified in World Religions? A Comparison of Scriptural Approaches," Colloquium, Quest University, Squamish, BC, January 19.

"U Thant, the Peacemaker: His Achievements and Challenges," U Thant House, Yangoon, Myanmar, February 8.

"Saving the World: U Thant in the Cuban Missile Crisis," U Thant House, Yangoon, Myanmar, February 9.

"Peace Support Operations," Advanced Joint Warfare Studies stream, JCSP 40, CFC, Toronto, March 24.

"UN Human Security Intelligence: The Whole is Greater than the Sum of the Parts," International Studies Association 55th Annual Convention, Toronto, March 28.

"From Just to Unjust Wars: a Survey of Experts from across the Political Spectrum," International Studies Association 55th Annual Convention, Toronto, March 29.

"Global Governance of Security," Defence and Security Studies stream, Joint Command and Staff Programme 40, CFC, Toronto, March 31.

"Unmanned Aerial and Ground Vehicles: A Demonstration," Toronto French School, April 16.

"Introduction of the Honorable Douglas Roche," Toronto book launch of Peacemakers: How People Around the World are Building a World Free of War, University College, University of Toronto, April 25. (Video at youtu.be/hYPkZVIKkeE)

"Just War Theory and World Religions," Defence and Security Studies stream, Joint Command and Staff Programme 40, CFC, Toronto, May 2.

"Uses of Technology in UN Operations," Department of Peacekeeping Operations, United Nations, New York, May 8.

"Technology for Peacekeeping," Vienna Seminar on Peacekeeping, National Defence Academy, Vienna, May 13. Online: www.ipinst.org/events/conferences/details/542-war-and-peace-in-a-digital-age-2014-vienna-seminar.html.

"The Tumultuous 1990," Defence and Security Studies stream of JCSP 40, Canadian Forces College, Toronto, May 26.

"A Peacekeeping Force for Afghanistan?" (paper presented by co-author Mohammed Masoodi) 2014 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Brock University, St. Catherines, May 30.

"Protection of Civilians in UN Peacekeeping", Professional Training Program on the Prevention of Mass Atrocities, Concordia University, Montreal, June 18.

"Aerial Data & Geographic Information Systems," Panel respondent, Partner's Dialogue on New Technologies in UN Peace Operations, Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF), Berlin, August 21.

Book launch of Air Power in UN Operations: Wings for Peace (with speech, and introduction of Lieutenant-General (ret'd) Roméo Dallaire), Hart House, University of Toronto, September 16. (video)

"Practical Technologies to Save Lives: A demonstration for humanitarian and peacekeeping missions," University of Toronto, September 17. (video)

"Lessons from World War I and the 1919 Paris Peace Conference" in a panel on "World War 1 and Contemporary Policy on War and Peace", Canadian War Museum, September 27.

"Peace Talks and a Peacekeeping Force for Afghanistan?" in panel "Pursuing an Afghan Peace: Women, Civil Society and Blue Helmets," Ottawa Public Library, Main Branch, Ottawa, September 29.

"Peacekeeping Technologies: Commercial solutions are evolving fast", lecture & demonstration, 8th Annual TIDES Technology Demonstration, National Defence University, Ft. McNair, Washington, DC, October 8.

"Weapons Proliferation, Control and Disarmament," Canadian Security Studies Programme, CFC, Toronto, October 9.

"Keeping the Peace: UN, Canadian and Civil Society," author reading from writings at the "Literary Feast for Guatemala," Guatemala Canada Solidarity, St. Paul's Parish Hall, Kingston, October 20.

"Woodrow Wilson and the Dawn of International Organization," Woodrow Wilson House, Washington, DC, October 24.

 

2013^

“Torture in the Somalia Affair: Compared & Contrasted with the Afghan Detainees Issue,” Forum on “Evidence of Torture in Canada: the New Normal of Official Complicity,” Osgoode Law School, York University, January 9. (YouTube video, minutes 36:27-48:15)

“The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Closest the World Came to Nuclear War”, University College, University of Toronto, January 24. (YouTube video, 58 min)

“Enhancing Effective Peace Operations: How Do We Make Better Use of Modern Technology?” Challenges Forum (sponsored by Argentina, Sweden & Switzerland), New York, NY, February15.

“Intelligence for Peace Operations: UAVs and Other Sources,” Center for International Peace Operations, Berlin, Germany, February 27. (news)

“Technology in UN Peacekeeping,” in course “Technology for Conflict Management and Peacebuilding”, TechChange Institute, February 18.

“A History of Progress in Stopping Violence Against Women,” in a panel on “Women, Peace and Security: Strategies to End Violence Against Women in Armed Conflict Areas and Leading Humanitarian Disarmament Efforts,” Baha'i UN Office, New York, March 12.

“Canada: the Once and Future Peacekeeper?”, Laurier’s Military History Colloquium, Luncheon speaker, Waterloo, May 4.

“Peacekeeping Technology for the Protection of Civilians,” at the Forum for the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, National Defense University (NDU), May 29 (am).

“UN Peacekeeping Technology for the Protection of Civilians: A Demonstration,” Stimson Center, Washington, DC, May 29 (pm). Invite (pdf); Webcast: http://vimeo.com/67656346; Summary.

“Peacekeeping Technology: Demonstration and Discussion,” U.S. Institute for Peace, Washington, DC, May 30. (photo)

“Graduation Address at the Toronto French School to the Class of 2013”, Toronto French School, May 31. (text)

“Critical Issues for Peacebuilding in Sudan,” Workshop on “Sudan and South Sudan: Contributing to Conflict Prevention and Post-Conflict Stabilization,” Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, Balsillie School of International Affairs, July 8.

“Unmanned Vehicles in Peacebuilding and Stability Operations,” Conference on Unmanned Vehicles in Peacebuilding and Stability Operations, Reserve Officers Association, Washington, DC.  Available on youtube (minutes 50:00-1:08:40 and Q&A later), September 16.

“UN Technology on the Frontlines: Addressing the Crises in Syria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo,” co-sponsored by the House Central African Caucus, Rayburn Building, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, September 16. (photo)

“Technology in Peace Operations: Converging Cross-Cutting Solutions,” Luncheon Speaker, 7th Annual TIDES Technology Field Demonstration, National Defence University, Washington, DC, October 2.

“Introduction of Gwynne Dyer for his talk” Decline of War, University of Toronto, November 20.

“Canadian legislation (Bill C-6) to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions: Testimony before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development”, House of Commons, Ottawa, November 21.
Transcript: www.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/Publication.aspx?DocId=6321468&Language=E&Mode=1&Parl=41&Ses=2; Audio (Floor, En, Fr):  parlvu.parl.gc.ca/ParlVu/ContentEntityDetailView.aspx?lang=en&ContentEntityId=11038. (Chair's intro: 0:44-1:23; Dorn Opening Remarks: 10:10-17:17; Paul Dewar Q&A: 22:11-24:42 and 45:42-47:18; Marc Garneau Q&: 34:50-38:38; Goldring?: 49:20-50:39; Closing: 55:13-55:46)

“High Representative for Disarmament Angela Kane: Thank you address”, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, December 3.

 

2012^

"East Timor 1999: Experiences in Elections, Independence and Self-Rule," Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, January 17.

"The Evolution of UN Peacekeeping from a Practitioner-Professor's View," Hochschule für Politik, Munich, January 18.

"Intelligence-Gathering in UN Peace Operations," University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany, January 19.

"UN Military Interventions: Choices, Categories and Cases," University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, February 3.

"Professional Military Education: Meeting [Roundtable] with the Standing Committee on National Defence," CFC, Toronto, February 13.

"Technology in UN Peace Operations," in course POE410 ("Advanced Topics in International Peacekeeping"), Royal Military College, Kingston, March 9.

«La place des civils stagiaires et enseignants au sein du Collège des Forces canadiennes», 3ème séminaire des directeurs et commandants d'Écoles de Guerre francophones, Yaoundé, Cameroon, March 20.

"Eyes in the Sky: The Power of Airborne Witness in Preventing Mass Atrocities," workshop organized by Harvard's Mass Atrocity Response Operations (MARO) Project, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC, March 23.

"Peace and Stability Operations," JCSP 38 Elective, CFC, Toronto, March 30, April 5, 13, 27 and May 4, and 14.

"Science and Religion," Armour Heights Presbyterian Church, April 12.

"Dropping Bombs and Firing Rockets: Robust UN Peacekeeping in the Congo, 1960s and Today," Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS) - Toronto Chapter, April 14. (summary in pdf)

"High-Tech Peacekeeping: Oxymoron or Salvation from War?", Centre for Inquiry, Toronto branch, University of Toronto, May 22. (scheduled)

"Expert Evaluations of America's and Canada's Wars: Just, Unjust, and Everything In Between"  Canadian Peace Research Association (CPREA) annual conference, University of Waterloo/ Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, May 31 - June 2. (TBD)

"Stability Operations," JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto, May 17.

"Peace Support Operations Discussion," Subject Matter Expert, May 18.

"Securing the Peaceful Use of Space for Future Generations," session chair, CIGI, Waterloo,  May 23-24.

"Keeping Watch New York Book Launch," the Academic Council on the United Nations System, Graduate Institute, City University of New York, June 14.

"Technology for Peace Operations: Finding Effective Enablers," event sponsored by Canadian Mission to the United Nations and by New York University's Center on International Cooperation, United Nations, New York, June 13.

“Keeping Watch: New York Book Launch,” Academic Council on the UN System, City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, June 14.

“Technology for Conflict Management and Prevention,” TechChange course (TC109) online video (students watching in a half-dozen countries), Toronto, August 8.

“Envisioning a World Without Nuclear Weapons,” Workshop, Pugwash, NS, August 17.

“Just War Tradition and the Ethics of War,” JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto, September 4.

“Were the Wars Fought by Canada and by the United States Just? A Just War Index”, in “Vital Discussions of Human Security” lecture series, University of Toronto, September 13. YouTube Video.

“National Security & International Affairs: Course Introduction,” JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto, September 17.

“Theoretical Foundations Seminar,” Seminar leader, JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto, September 19.

“Social Fabric of Canada,” JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto September 20. (pdf of PPT) (français)

“Canadian Government and Society Seminar,” seminar leader, Bilingual syndicates, JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto, September 25.

“Canadian Defence, Development and Foreign Policy Seminar,” seminar leader, bilingual syndicates, JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto, September 28.

“US Foreign and Defence Policies Seminar,” seminar leader, JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto, October 11.

“Defence of Canada – Four Tendencies,” lecture discussion, JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto, October 12.

“Cuban Missile Crisis: How a UN Secretary-General averted doomsday,” Trinity College, University of Toronto, October 16.

“Bill S-10 on the Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions: Concerns about the Legality, Morality and Normality,” witness testimony before the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ottawa, October 19. (En) Government website: En, Fr.

“Strategic Express Seminar,” Seminar leader, JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto, October 23-24.

“The Ghost of Somalia: Challenges for Canadian Forces Operations in the Horn of Africa,” Workshop on “Insecurity in the Horn of Africa,” Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, October 26.

“The Closest Brush: How a UN Secretary-General Averted Doomsday,” Tenth Annual Laurier Lecture, Wilfred Laurier University, October 29.

“Global Powers Seminar,” Seminar leader, JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto, October 30-31.

“The Role of International Organizations,” lecture, JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto, October 31.

“Global Institutions Seminar,” syndicates leader, JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto, November 2.

“The Cuban Missile Crisis a Half Century Later: The Untold Story”, Canadian Club of Kingston, Kingston, November 7.

“Luis Moreno-Ocampo: First Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court,” Introduction of the Speaker, Commandant’s Hour, JCSP 39, CFC, Toronto November 9.

"The Cuban Missile Crisis: Moderated and Mediated by the United Nations,” Research Roundtable of Canadian Pugwash, Armour Heights Officers’ Mess, Toronto, November 10.

“The International Criminal Court Investigates Plausible Deniability,” in panel on “The Rule of Law as an Alternative to War,” Canadian Pugwash Forum, Armour Heights Officers’ Mess, Toronto, November 10.

“Luis Moreno-Ocampo: Pioneer of International Criminal Law,” luncheon introduction of keynote speaker, Fall Forum of Canadian Pugwash, Armour Heights Officers’ Mess, Toronto, November 10. YouTube Video.

“How Just are the Wars Fought by the United States and by Canada? An Expert Survey using Just War Criteria”, Dominican University College, Ottawa, November 16.

“The Cuban Missile Crisis and the United Nations: A Neglected Aspect of How Doomsday was Averted”, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany, November 20.

“Religions on War: How Similar are They?” Dominican University College, Ottawa, December 20.

 

2011^

“Uganda’s Haunted Children: Dealing with the Lord’s Resistance Army,” Panellist, Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights, Queens University Law School, Kingston, March 19.

“Peacekeeping and Development,” Queen’s International Development Conference, Kingston, April 2.

“Peace and Stability Operations: An Overview,” in “Peace and Stability Operations Elective,” CFC, Toronto, April 6. (pdf of PPT)

“Observer Missions and Interposed Forces,” in “Peace and Stability Operations Elective,” CFC, Toronto, April 13. (pdf of PPT)

“Introduction of LCol John Conrad on Canadian Experience in Peacekeeping,” in “Peace and Stability Operations Elective,” CFC, Toronto, May 13.

“Intelligence-led Peacekeeping: the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) 2006-07,” Military and Police Advisers Community (MPAC), Russian Mission to the United Nations, New York, May 24. (pdf of PPT)

“The United Nations and the Use of Force (I) – The Dynamics of International Intervention,” panel chair, 24th Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS), Waterloo, June 3.

“Air Attacks in Robust Peacekeeping: the UN Operation in the Congo 1960-64,” 24th Annual Meeting of ACUNS, Waterloo, June 3. (pdf of PPT)

“Kinetic Air Power in Robust Peacekeeping: the Congo 1961-63 (Between Peacekeeping and Enforcement)”, Workshop on Air Power in UN Operations, Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre, Trenton, June 15. (pdf of PPT)

“UN Attack Helicopters in the Heart of Africa, 2004 onwards” or “Twenty-first Century Air Power in the Congo (2000s): the Mi-35 Attack Helicopter in Peacekeeping”, Workshop on Air Power in UN Operations, Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre, Trenton, June 16. (pdf of PPT)

“UN Peacekeeping and Combat,” Panel Discussant, 17th Annual Air Force Historical Workshop, Workshop on Air Power in UN Operations, Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre, Trenton, June 15.

“Introduction of Senator Roméo Dallaire, Keynote Speaker”, 17th Annual Air Force Historical Workshop, Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre, Trenton, June 16.

"The National Security and International Affairs course: Briefing to Directing Staff of JCSP DL (Distance Learning) programme," CFC, Toronto, August 27.

"Research Expertise Within the Directorate of Academics at the Canadian Forces College," JCSP38, CFC, Toronto, August 29.

"Just War Tradition and the Ethics of War," JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto, September 2. (pdf of PPT) (français)

"National Security & International Affairs: Course Introduction," JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto, September 19.

"Introduction of the Honorable Douglas Roche," Toronto book launch of "How We Stopped Loving the Bomb," University of Toronto, September 20.

"Theoretical Foundations Seminar," Seminar leader, JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto, September 21.

"The Social Fabric of Canada," JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto September 22.

"Libya: The End Game," panel sponsored by the Rideau Institute, Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, September 22.

"KEEPING WATCH: Monitoring, Technology and Innovation in UN Peace Operations," Book launch, Ottawa Public Library, Ottawa, September 24.

"Canadian Government and Society Seminar," Seminar leader, Bilingual syndicates, JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto, September 27.

"Canadian Defence, Development and Foreign Policy Seminar," Seminar leader, bilingual syndicates, JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto, September 30.

"US Foreign and Defence Policies Seminar," Seminar leader, JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto, October 13.

"Strategic Express Seminar," Seminar leader, JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto, October 26.

"Global Powers Seminar," Seminar leader, JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto, November 1.

"The Role of International Organizations," lecture, JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto, November 2. (pdf of PPT) (français)

"The Canadian Military in War and Peace," Unitarian Congregation of Mississauga, November 2.

"Global Institutions Seminar," bilingual syndicates, JCSP 38, CFC, Toronto, November 4.

"Canadian Contributions in War and Peace," Rotary Club of Toronto, Royal York Hotel, November 11.

"Science in the Service of Peace: Monitoring Technologies for UN Peacekeeping," University College, University of Toronto, November 17.

"Introduction of Hon. Douglas Roche," Canadian Pugwash Fall Dinner, Armour Heights Officers' Mess, November 19.

"The Past, Present, and Future of Canadian Peacekeeping (A formal debate)", Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, November 24.

"Political and Technological INNOVATION in UN Peace Operations: Canadian Contributions?", Project Ploughshares, CIGI, Waterloo, December 2.

"KEEPING WATCH: Monitoring, Technology and Innovation in UN Peace Operations," Centre for Security and Defence Studies Speaker Series at NPSIA, Carleton University, Ottawa, December 5.

"Innovation in Peacekeeping: Canadian Contributions", World Federalists of Canada – Montreal Chapter, Montreal, December 5.

"KEEPING WATCH: Monitoring, Technology and Innovation in UN Peace Operations," Réseau francophone de recherche sur les opérations de paix (ROP), Université of Montréal, December 6.

"Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS) in UN Peace Operations," in Unmanned Aerial Systems Summit, Convention Centre, Ottawa, December 14.

 

2010^

“The Cry From Beneath the Rubble: Help Haiti!” Armour Heights Presbyterian Church, Toronto, January 17.

“Moving NATO toward Nuclear Disarmament,” in conference “Practical Steps to Zero Nuclear Weapons," session chair introducing: US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Eliot Kang, Liberal Foreign Affairs critic Bob Rae, Secretary of the North Atlantic (NAC) Council Ted Whiteside, and DG Policy Planning at DND Michael Margolian, Ottawa, January 26.

“Technology as a Key Enabler in UN Peacekeeping Operations: Project Debrief,” Stabilization and Reconstruction Programs Division (IRG), Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, Ottawa, January 27.

“Eyes in the Sky: Airborne and Satellite Reconnaissance for UN Peacekeeping,” Ottawa Branch of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI) and the Canadian Remote Sensing Society (CRSS), Ottawa, January 27.

“Canada in UN Peacekeeping: Absent With or Without Leave?” Dept. of Political Science, University of Western Ontario, February 1.

“Will Canada be a UN Peacekeeper Again?” Ottawa Out Front luncheon speaker series, meeting hosted by Gloria Galloway of the Globe and Mail, Sheraton Hotel, Ottawa, February 11. (pdf of PPT) Filmed by the Canadian Public Affairs Channel (CPAC). Available online; commentary on talk in Embassy newsweekly (online) (pdf).

"Using Force to Protect Civilians in the UN Peace Operations,” Workshop, International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, New Orleans, February 16.

"The Protection of Civilians: The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti,” International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, New Orleans, February 18.

"Plausible Deniability Roundtable for Staff of the Office of the Prosecutor?” Roundtable, Office of the Prosecutor (OTP), International Criminal Court, The Hague, 17 May 2010.

"Plausible Deniability or How Leaders May Try to Conceal Their Roles,” ICC/OTP Guest Lecture, International Criminal Court, The Hague, 18 May 2010. (pdf of PPT)

“The International Criminal Court and the Crime of Aggression,” International Society for Systems Science, Workshop, Wilfred Laurier University, July 18.

“Just War Tradition and the Ethics of War,” JCSP, CFC, September 3.

“National Security and International Affairs: Course Introduction,” JCSP, CFC, September 27.

“Social Fabric of Canada,” JCSP, CFC, September 30. (pdf of PPT)

“Canadian Government and Society,” seminar leader, JCSP, CFC, October 5.

“Canadian Defence, Development and Foreign Policy,” seminar leader, JCSP, CFC, October 8.

“UN Peace Operations: Helping to Bring Peace to War-Torn Lands,” Armour Heights Presbyterian Church, Toronto, October 14.

“US Foreign and Defence Policies,” seminar leader, JCSP, CFC, October 14.

“Strategic Express Seminar,” seminar leader, JCSP, CFC, October 26.

“Global Powers Seminar,” seminar leader (and planner), JCSP, CFC, November 2.

“The United Nations,” plenary lecture, JCSP, CFC, November 4. (pdf of PPT)

“Global Institutions,” seminar leader, JCSP, CFC, November 5.

“Remembrance Day talk,” Armour Heights Presbyterian Church, Toronto, November 11.

“International Law and the De-legitimization of War: A Student Roundtable,” Chair, Hart House, University of Toronto, November 12.

“Introduction of Prof. Ramesh Thakur (keynote speaker at the Professor Eric Fawcett Memorial Dinner),” Armour Heights Officer’s Mess, November 13.

“Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Pugwash Group,” meeting Chair, Armour Heights Officer’s Mess, November 14.

“International Law and Institutions: Building Peace and Security,” Chair of panel session at Canadian Pugwash Forum, Armour Heights Officer’s Mess, November 14.

“Introduction of Sarah Bokari, speaking on ‘A Nuclear Pakistan and the War Against Terrorism,’” CFC Brown-Bag  Luncheon seminar, CFC, November 15.

“Using Force for Civilian Protection: The Case of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti",” guest lecture in course “The Use of Force for Humanitarian Purposes” (PCS 360Y), University of Toronto, November 24.

“What next after Afghanistan: Peace Support Operations?” Canadian Forces Recruiting Group Fall Conference, Toronto, November 25.

“Course and Module Review for DS547 (National Security and International Affairs),” meeting chair, Joint Command and Staff Programme, CFC, November 30.

“Peace and Stability Operations: Brief Overview of a JCSP Elective,” JCSP, CFC, December 8.

 

2009^

"The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) in 2009: Improving Technical Surveillance,” Brief to UNFICYP military staff, Camp Blue Beret, Nicosia, January 23.

"Canada and UN Peacekeeping: Absent With or Without Leave?” Course: International Relations 2231, University of Western Ontario, February 2.

"Introduction of Prof. Pierre Pahlavi,” Brown-Bag Luncheon Speaker Series, CFC, Toronto, February 11.

"Towards a Just War Index?” International Studies Association (ISA), New York, February 15.

"World Religions and Norms of War: Panellist,” United Nations, New York, February 19.

"The Strangest Dream: No Longer So Strange,” Panellist and Master of Ceremonies for Toronto Premier of the film “The Strangest Dream,” National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Mediateque, Toronto, March 11.

"The Strangest Dream: No Longer So Strange,” Panellist and chair, National Film Board of Canada, Hart House, University of Toronto, March 25.

"Monitoring Technologies in UN Peacekeeping,” 58th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, The Hague, April 17.

"Warfighting vs. Peacekeeping in Afghanistan: Evaluating Two Strategies using Just War Theory?” Keynote speech at the inauguration of the Centre for Public Theology, Huron College, University of Western Ontario, May 9.

“When is Armed Force Justified in World Religions? A Comparative Scriptural Approach,” Centre for International Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, May 13.

“Eastern Congo: Signs of Great Tragedy and Glimmers of Great Hope,” Armour Heights Presbyterian Church, June 11.

“At the Crossroads: Advice for the Science Students in the Shad Valley Programme,” Pugwash, NS, July 10.

“Making a Difference with Science,” Open Forum organized by the Pugwash Peace Exchange, Pugwash, NS, July 10.

“Rededication of the Pugwash Legion,” Pugwash Cenotaph, Pugwash, NS, July 11.

“Closing Address and Thank You to Keynote Speaker Talatbek Masadykov (Chief Political Affairs Officer with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan),” Pugwash Annual Dinner for Peace, Pugwash High School Gym, July 11.

“The United Nations in Complex Emergencies,” Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA, July 22.

“Role Playing UN Officials: Guidance for Exercise Purple Lightning,” Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA, July 22.

“Twenty-First Century Peacekeeping for a Twenty-First Century Mexico,” Centro de Estudios Superiores Navales (CESNAV), Secretaría de Marina, Mexico City, September 10.

“Eyes in the Sky: Airborne and Satellite Reconnaissance for UN Peacekeeping,” Toronto Branch of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI), Toronto, September 24.

“The Cuban Missile Crisis: History Revised from a UN Perspective,” Course: International Relations 2701E, University of Western Ontario, London, October 6.

“Canadian Government and Society” Seminar, JCSP, CFC, October 20.

“The United Nations in Complex Emergencies,” Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA, October.

“Role Playing UN Officials: Guidance for Exercise Purple Lightning,” Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA, October.

“Introduction and Thank You for Guest Speaker Dr. David Mandel,” Brown-Bag Seminar, CFC, October 21.

“Canadian Defence, Development, Foreign Policy” Seminar, JCSP, CFC October 23.

“US Foreign and Defence Policies” Seminar, JCSP, CFC, October 28.

“Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies for UN Peacekeeping,” Roundtable for the Service Chiefs of the Office of Military Affairs, Department of Peacekeeping Operations. United Nations, New York, October 30.

“Annual Report of the Chair,” Canadian Pugwash Annual General Meeting, Toronto City Hall, November 15.

 

2008^

“Modelling the UN or Being a Model for the UN?” University of British Columbia Model UN Conference, Coast Plaza Hotel, Vancouver, January 10.

“Canada and UN Peacekeeping: Absent With or Without Leave?” Liu Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, January 10.

“Canada and UN Peacekeeping: Absent With or Without Leave?” University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, January 30.

“Constraints on Military Power,” National Security Studies Programme, CFC, Toronto, January 31.

“Restoring Canada’s Disarmament Priorities”, Middle Powers Initiative, Ottawa, February 3.

“Introduction of Paul Heinbecker”, Expert Seminar on Nuclear Disarmament, Ottawa, February 4.

“Afghanistan from 2001 to the present,” panelist in seminar “Afghanistan: Canada at the Crossroads,” Rideau Institute, Ottawa, February 5.

“Le Canada et les missions de paix: retrouver le chemin,” L'Université du Québec à Montréal, February 6.

“Non-Governmental Organizations,” National Security Studies Programme, CFC, Toronto, February 14.

“Canada and the United Nations,” National Security Studies Programme, CFC, Toronto, February 14.

“Monitoring Technology in Peace Operations: The Way Forward for the UN,” briefing to the UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping and the Extended Senior Management Team, New York, February 11.

“When is Armed Force Justified?” Armoured Heights Presbyterian Church, February 14.

“Monitoring Technology as a Key Enabler in UN Peace Operations,” presentation and seminar chair, Department of Peacekeeping Operations, United Nations, New York, March 12.

“The Evolution of Peace Support Operations,” Joint Command and Staff Programme (JCSP) Elective, CFC, Toronto, March 17.

“Summary/translation of Miloud Chennoufi’s talk ‘A Critical Assessment of the Concept of War in Realist International Relations Theory’,” Brown-bag luncheon seminar, CFC, March 20.

“From League to UN: Balance of Power, Collective Security and World Governance,” elective, JCSP, CFC, Toronto, March 25.

“Peacekeeping Sponsors: League of Nations, United Nations, Regional Organizations,” elective, JCSP, CFC, Toronto, March 31.

“Surveillance Technologies for Peace Support and Nation Building: Big Brother, Big Helper, or Big Bother?”, Brown-bag luncheon seminar, CFC, April 17.

“Justifying Force: Comparing Religions (A Project Report),” Defence Research and Development Canada - Toronto, Toronto, April 24.

“Canada in UN Peacekeeping: Proud Past, Absent Present, Strong Future?” / “Le Canada et les missions de paix de l’ONU: fier passé, vide actuel, avenir plus engagé?”, World Federalists Movement of Canada, Montreal Branch, Montreal, April 25.

“When is War and Armed Force Justified? A Comparison of Scriptures from Six World Religions,” presentation at conference “Sacred and Secular in a Global Canada,” University of Western Ontario, May 10.

“Islam in Canada”, panel chair in conference “Sacred and Secular in a Global Canada,” University of Western Ontario, May 11.

“When is War and Armed Force Justified? A Comparison of Scriptures from World Religions,” Annual Science and Technology (S&T) Symposium, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), Ottawa, May 21.

“Science for Peace or Science for War?” testimony to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, June 5.

“Canadian Foreign Policy and UN Peacekeeping,” University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, June 9.

“Where have All the Canadian Peacekeepers Gone?”, CTSTV, “On the line” phone-in show, Burlington, ON, September 2.

“Canadian Fatalities in Afghanistan,” CTV Newsnet, Burlington, ON, September 2.

“The Cuban Missile Crisis,” International Relations (2nd year) course, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, September 29.

“Canadian Peacekeeping: Strong Tradition, Proud Future? (The Influence of Afghanistan),” International Security (3rd year) course, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, September 29.

“Canadian Foreign and Defence Policy Seminar”, CFC, October 14.

“Global Express” Seminar, CFC, October 15.

“Manipur in Conflict: An Important but Neglected Story,” Church Centre for the United Nations, New York, October 6.

“Douglas Roche at 80: Time to Celebrate!” Lunch in honour of Douglas Roche, October 16.

“NATO, Afghanistan and Peacekeeping Workshop (Introduction),” Canadian Pugwash Group, Ottawa, October 17.

“The United Nations,” Joint Command and Staff Programme (JCSP35), CFC, Toronto, October 28.

“Arms Control,” Joint Command and Staff Programme (JCSP35), CFC, Toronto, October 31. (pdf of PPT)

“Eulogy for Professor Eric Fawcett,” Fawcett Forum, Trinity College, University of Toronto, November 7.

“When are Wars and Armed Force Justified? A Comparison of Scriptures from Seven World Religions,” Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, Canadian Branch conference, Royal Military College, November 8.

“Science for Peace: Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies in UN Peace Operations”, Conference of the Armies of the Americas, Toronto, November 19.

“The Evolution of Science, Technology and Humanity” (dinner speech), Conference of the Armies of the Americas, Toronto, November 19.

“The Three Block War: A Fatally-Flawed Approach to Terrorism,” Humber College, Toronto, November 25.

“Introduction of LCol Ian McClulloch”, Brown Bag Luncheon speaker series, Canadian Forces College, 26 November 2008.

“Technologies for Peacekeeping: A Brief to the Military Directors (U1-U9) of the UN Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)”, Port-au-Prince, December 23.

 

2007^

“Tools of the Trade? Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies in UN Peacekeeping,” UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations, Trusteeship Council Chamber, United Nations, New York, March 5.

“Surveillance Technologies in UN Peacekeeping: Big Brother? Big Helper? Big Bother?”, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, March 16.

“The Evolution of International Organization”, Centre for Peace Studies, University of Tromso, Tromso, Norway, April 23.

“UN Representative’s Report on UN-NGO Activities in New York”, Science for Peace Annual General Meeting, OISE, Toronto, May 12.

“World Harmony”, speech as part of Master of Ceremonies duties for the World Harmony Run Ceremony on Parliament Hill, Ottawa, May 29. (with Speaker of House of Commons, 20 ambassadors and several MPs)

“Surveillance Technologies in UN Peacekeeping: Big Brother? Big Helper? or Big Bother?”, Toronto Horizon seminar, Defence Research & Development Canada (DRDC), Toronto, June 12.

“Technical Monitoring Systems”, Military and Police Advisers Community (MPAC), New York, June 19.

“A UN Peacekeeping Mission for the Gaza Strip?”, interview on CBC’s The Current, June 26.

“Canadian Internationalism in an Era of American (Neo)Imperialism”, Centre for Peace Studies, University of Tromso, Tromsø, Norway, August 16.

“Religion-Inspired Political Movements or Politically-Inspired Religious Movements?”, 57th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Bari, Italy, October 24.

“Forty-Five Years after History’s Nuclear Climax (U Thant and the Cuban Missile Crisis)”, 57th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Bari, Italy, October 24.

“Canada and Culture of War: Whither the International Decade for the Culture of Peace?”, Co-moderator, Eric Fawcett Memorial Forum, University of Toronto, November 3.

“Learning Lessons from the UN Operation in the Congo 1960-64”, Advanced Military Studies Course, CFC, Toronto, November 5.

“Multi-Agencies in Support of Operations”, panelist in Advanced Military Studies Course, CFC, Toronto, November 7.

“Just and Unjust Wars”, Armour Heights Presbyterian Church, Toronto, November 8.

“Remembrance Day Sermon”, Armour Heights Presbyterian Church, Toronto, November 11.

“Canada and the Evolution of UN Peacekeeping: Absent With or Without Leave?”, Defence Security Innovation Conference, Quebec City, November 16.

“Communicating in a Disaster: UN Peace Operations,” Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI), Toronto, November 22.

“Strategic Aspects and Perspectives of the Three-Block War Concept”, Joint Command and Staff Programme 34 (JSCP34), CFC, December 3. (pdf of PPT)

“International Organizations - The United Nations”, co-lectured with Dr. Adam Chapnick, JCSP34, CFC, December 12.

“Arms Control: Treaties and Practice”, JCSP34, CFC, December 13.

“Global Threats, Challenges & Opportunities”, JSCP34, CFC, December 15.

 

2006^

“The Canadian Forces Deployment into Kandahar, Afghanistan”, radio interviews on nine CBC stations (Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Victoria, St. John's, Winnipeg), 15 January 2006.

“Constraints on Military Power”, National Security Studies Course (NSSC), Canadian Forces College (CFC), Toronto, January 25.

“International Organizations”, National Security Studies Course (NSSC), Canadian Forces College (CFC), Toronto, January 30.

“Non-Governmental Organizations”, NSSC, CFC, Toronto, February 1.

“Operation Assurance: Case Study of CF intervention in Zaire 1996”, Subject Matter Expert and panelist (with Ontario Lieutenant-Governor James Bartleman), NSSC, CFC, Toronto, February 24.

“Laws and Legal Constraints in Military Operations”, Subject Matter Expert (SME), NSSC seminar, March 2.

“Canada and the United Nations”, NSSC, CFC, March 20.

“A Tribute (and Toast) to the International Knightly Order of St. George”, Niagara Falls, May 13.

“Peace Support Operations”, Command and Staff Course, CFC, May 15.

“The Present and Future Nature of Canadian Interventions - UN or Coalitions?", Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI), May 16.

“Revolution in Military Affairs: The Three Block War?”, CSC lecture with Dr. Peter Foot, CFC, Toronto, May 23.

“Canada in the World”, seminar Subject Matter Expert and Syndicate leader (français), CSC, CFC, May 25.

“Peacekeeping and Other Canadian Operations”, lecture to visitors from the Korean National Defence University, CFC, Toronto, June 2.

“Canadian Defence Policy and Global Security”, World Peace Forum, Vancouver, June 24.

“Canadian and Japanese Contributions to UN Peacekeeping: More than ‘Boots on the Ground’”, 5th Annual Canada-Japan Symposium on Peace and Security Cooperation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, September 9.

“Woodrow Wilson Sesquicentennial: America in Her Depths”, Varna, Bulgaria, December 28.

 

2005^

“Canada: The Prolific Peacekeeper”, Rotary Club of Toronto – Don Valley, Toronto, January 20.

“International Organizations”, National Security Studies Course (NSSC), Canadian Forces College (CFC), Toronto, January 31.

“Canadian Peacekeeping”, interview with Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), quotation in EIU Foreign Report, February 9.

“Non-Governmental Organizations”, NSSC/CFC, Toronto, January 31.

“Bridging the Divides: Addressing Key Challenges to the NPT”, Roundtable contributor, Ottawa, February 21.

“Exercise Strategic Bridge”, Subject Matter Expert and Panelist, NSSC/CFC, February 23-25.

“International Security and the U.S. Ballistic Missile Defence Program”, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, February 26.

“The Influence of Ethics and Religion on the Actions of UN Secretary-General U Thant”, Annual Conference of the International Studies Association (ISA), Honolulu, Hawaii, March 1-5.

“The Evolution of Peace Support Operations”, Canadian Land Forces Command and Staff Course, March 7.

“Constraints on Military Power”, NSSC/CFC, Toronto, March 22.

“Canadian Peacekeeping: Proud Tradition, Strong Future?”, Rotary Club of Toronto – Forest Hill, March 31.

“The Legal Dimensions of Strategic Operations”, Subject Matter Expert, NSSC/CFC, Toronto, April 6.

“Global Threats, Challenges and Opportunities”, Command and Staff Course (CSC), CFC, April 27.

“Canada in the World”, CSC seminar chair, CFC, Toronto, April 28.

“Canada and the United Nations”, Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN, New York, May 10.

“Modern Peace Support Operations (PSOs)”, CSC/CFC, Toronto, May 24.

“The Achievements of UN Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar”, Paris, May 26.

“The Evolution of Peace Support Operations”, Canadian Land Forces Command and Staff Course (CLFCSC), Kingston, June 13.

“U Thant: Buddhism in Action”, Annual Conference of the Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS), Ottawa, June 17.

“Mexican Participation in Peacekeeping Operations”, parliamentary seminar at the Mexican Congress, Mexico City, July 12. (televised)

“‘The War on Terrorism’: A Dangerous Self-fulfilling Prophesy; The Importance of Avoiding the Bandwagon”, 54th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Hiroshima, Japan, July 24.

“The Honorable Douglas Roche: An Appreciation”, Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Pugwash Group, University of Toronto, September 30.

“Global Threats, Challenges and Opportunities”, CSC, CFC, Toronto, October 14.

“Exercise Strategic World”, chair, subject matter expert (SME) and panellist, CSC, CFC, Toronto, October 17-19.

“Intelligence, Peace Support and the United Nations”, Strategic Intelligence Analysts Course, Canadian Forces School of Military Intelligence (CFSMI), Kingston, October 25.

“Decennary Report on UN-NGO Activities”, Science for Peace Board of Directors, OISE, Toronto, November 4.

“The Evolution of Peace Support Operations”, Advanced Military Studies Course, CFC, Toronto, November 22.

“The Evolution of Peace Support Operations”, Canadian Land Forces Command and Staff Course (CLFCSC), Kingston, November 28.

“International Organizations: The United Nations” (following Canadian Ambassador to the UN, Alan Rock), CSC, December 1.

“The Evolution of Peace Support”, Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) Headquarters, Singapore, December 9.

 

2004^

“The United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda: What Reason Failure?”, War Studies course WS508, presentation at CFC, Toronto, broadcast through Video Teleconference (VTC), January 20.

“Strengthening the United Nations”, Global Convention on Peace and Non-Violence, Gandhi Smriti, New Delhi, India, January 31.

“International Organizations”, National Security Studies Course (NSSC), Canadian Forces College (CFC), Toronto, February 3.

“Non-Governmental Organizations”, NSSC, CFC, Toronto, February 3.

“Weapons of Mass Destruction: Verification and Compliance”, in plenary session of the “Government Consultations on Issues Relating to International Security,” Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), Toronto, February 24.

“National Missile Defence (NMD): Risks of Missile Attack and Catastrophic Accidents", McMaster Student Pugwash, McMaster University, Hamilton, March 13.

“Peacekeeping in Theory and Practice: An Ivory Tower Academic Works in East Timor”, guest lecture, POL310Y (Managing International Military Conflict), University of Toronto, March 15.

“Intelligence and Peacekeeping: Strange Bedfellows”, War Studies course WS508, presentation at CFC, Toronto and broadcast through Video Teleconference (VTC), March 16.

“Constraints on Military Power”, NSSC, CFC, Toronto, March 23.

“Technology in Peacekeeping”, WS508, VTC, Toronto, March 30.

“Canada and the United Nations”, Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN, New York, May.

“Legal Dimensions of Strategic Operations”, NSSC seminar: academic chair, April 2.

“Impact of Research and Development on Warfare”, NSSC seminar: academic adviser, April 6.

“Modern Peace Support Operations”, Command and Staff Course (CSC) lecture, CFC, Toronto, May 25.

“Introduction to Peace Operations”, “The UN System”, “Early Warning”, “Experiences of an Electoral Officer in East Timor”, “Transitional Authorities”, “Jobs and Careers in the Field”, Lectures at the Peace Operations Summer Institute (POSI), Pearson Peacekeeping Centre (PPC), NS, May 31- June 10.

“Canada in the World”, CSC seminar (syndicate chair and plenary speaker), June 10-11.

“The United Nations as a Spiritual Institution?”, presentation at the Parliament of the World’s Religions, Barcelona, Spain, July 9.

Analysis of the Prime Minister’s Speech to the UN General Assembly, live interviews with the CBC NewsWorld program “Your Call” and taped interview for CBC program “The National”, CBC National Broadcast Centre, Toronto, 22 September 2003.

“The Evolution of International Organization: The UN at 59!”, talk to the Toronto-Eglington Rotary Club, October 27.

“What to Remember on Remembrance Day?”, breakfast lecture, Armoured Heights Presbyterian Church, November 11.

“Remembrance Day Service: Remember What?”, sermon, Armoured Heights Presbyterian Church, November 14.

“Peace Support Operations: An Evolving Practice”, AMSC lecture, November 17.

“The United Nations”, guest lecture in POL 343 (Politics of Global Governance), University of Toronto, November 25.

“Let My Country Awake: the Nationalist/Internationalist Poem of Rabindranath Tagore”, Xiamen, China, December 13.

 

2003^

“Canada, Japan and UN Peacekeeping”, “Intelligence Support for UN Peacekeeping”, “Technology and Engineering for Peacekeeping”, National Institute for Defence Studies (formerly National Defense College), Tokyo, March 27.

“Canada and the Weaponization of Space”, Pugwash Seminar, University of Toronto, March 22.

“The Future of the United Nations,” Keynote speaker, St. Lawrence Forum, Toronto, May 26.

“Human Security: Four Debates”, Annual QCIR/RMC conference, RMC, Kingston, June 6.

“Human Security and UN Monitoring: The Emerging Global Watch”, Academic Council on the United Nations (ACUNS), Annual Conference, United Nations, New York, June 14.

“Armed Conflict and the Evolution of Peace Operations “, “Experience of an Electoral Officer in East Timor”, “Transitional Administration”, “Jobs and Careers in Peace Operations”, Peace Operations Summer Institute, Acadia University, NS, June 9, 17, 18 and 19.

“UN Monitoring for Human Security: The Evolving Global Watch”, 53rd Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, “Advancing Human Security: The Role of Technology and Politics”, Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 18.

“The Life of Sri Ramachandra”, New York City, August 25.

“Peacekeeping: Introduction and Definitional Maze”, War Studies course WS508, presentation at CFC, Toronto and broadcast through Video Teleconference (VTC), September 16.

“The Evolution of Peacekeeping: A Functional Model”, War Studies course WS508, presentation at RMC, Kingston and broadcast through Video Teleconference (VTC), Sept 23.

Master of Ceremonies, “Lifting Up the World Award to Minister of Foreign Affairs Bill Graham at the United Nations”, New York, September 24.

“Early Peacekeeping: The League of Nations”, War Studies course WS508, presentation at CFC, Toronto and broadcast through Video Teleconference (VTC), September 30.

“Strategic World Seminar (Debates)”, Subject Matter Expert, CFC, October.

“Canadian Foreign and Defence Policy”, Seminar moderator and plenary session panelist, Command and Staff Course, Canadian Forces College, October 20.

“The First Peacekeeping Force: UNEF (1956-67)”, War Studies course WS508, presentation at CFC, Toronto and broadcast through Video Teleconference (VTC), November 18. (pdf of PPT)

“The UN’s First Multidimensional Mission: ONUC (1960-64)”, War Studies course WS508, presentation at CFC, Toronto and broadcast through Video Teleconference (VTC), November 25.

“US Foreign and Defence Policy”, Seminar moderator, Command and Staff Course, Canadian Forces College, November 26.

“The Politics of Globalization: Personal Views and Experiences”, POL343 (The Politics of Global Governance), University of Toronto, Toronto, November 27.

“Organizational Frameworks for Peacekeeping Intelligence at UN Headquarters”, Peacekeeping Intelligence: New Players, Extended Boundaries”, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ottawa, December 4.

“The Emerging Global Watch: The UN as Big Brother, Big Helper or a Big Bother? (Divergent Indian, Canadian, and American views)”, Indian Pugwash Society, New Delhi, India, December 13.

 

2002^

" 'Victory over the Genocidal Khmer Rouge Regime': the 32nd Anniversary", Phnom Penh, Cambodia, January 7, 2002.

"The Model Nuclear Weapons Convention: Possible Verification Bodies", Roundtable, DFAIT, Ottawa, January 9.

"The Model Nuclear Weapons Convention: Domestic Implementation and Societal Verification", Roundtable, DFAIT, Ottawa, January 10.

"Compliance with Disarmament Treaties: What to do about the Hard Cases?" Wilton Park conference, Sussex, UK, February 23.

"Global Watch: the UN as Big Brother or Big Helper?", Department of Politics and Economics, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, March 8.

"The Evolving UN Role in Small Arms Management", Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Agra, India, March 14.

"Globalization, Technology and Inequities: Rapporteur's Report (Working Group 3)", Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Agra, India, March 16.

"Canadian Internationalism: Origins and Evolution", guest lecture, course POE106, "Canadian Civics and Society", RMC, March 26. (pdf of PPT)

"The Wilsonian Tradition and American Attitudes Towards International Organizations", Centre for International Relations, Queen's University, Kingston, March 27.

“Global Watch: UN Monitoring for International Peace and Human Security”, Director's Workshop, Norman Patterson School of Internat. Affairs, Carleton University, April 5.

“Indicators for Predicting Armed Conflict”, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, May 1.

Human Security: An Overview”, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, May 1.

Early Warning of Conflict and the Development of Strategic Options”, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, May 2.

“East Timor: Observations of an Electoral Officer”, Conference on East Timor, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Montreal, May 16.

“Global Watch: The Evolution of International Organization”, Conference on the Evolution of World Order, Ryerson University, Toronto, May 31.

“An Unprecedented Experiment: Security Sector Reform in Bosnia”, presented to the conference “Give Peace a Chance? Implications of a Decade of Western Conflict Management in Bosnia (1992-2002)”, Royal Military College, Kingston, June 13.

“Conflict Management: The Role of Technology”, Canadian Pugwash Group Workshop, “Technology and Human Security”, Pugwash, NS, July 19.

“Arms Races or Arms Control in Outer Space?”, 52nd Pugwash Conferences, La Jolla, California, August 12.

“ UN Weapons Inspection in Iraq”, Iraq Forum, Centre for Security and Defence Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, November 18.

 

2001^

“Science and Spirituality--East and West”, Udayana University, Bali, Indonesia, January 29.

“Exercise Strategic Bridge 2000-2015”, panelist, National Strategic Studies Course, Canadian Forces College, Toronto, March 6-7.

“Early Warning: Step One for Conflict Prevention”, McGill Student Pugwash Conference, McGill University, Montreal, March 10.

“East Timor: Experiences and Reflections of a UN Electoral Officer”, Queen's Centre for International Relations, Queen's University, Kingston, March 14.

“Bill Epstein at the United Nations: Sixty-Five Years of Energetic Service (A Memorial Tribute)”, Canadian Pugwash Group, Toronto, March 16.

“Peacekeeping: A Proud Canadian Tradition”, Virginia Military Institute (VMI), Lexington, Virginia, March 20.

“East Timor: Traumatic Birth of a New Nation”, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia, March 20.

“L'Internationalism Canadien: Contributions à la paix internationale et à la sécurité humaine”, Collège Militaire Royal du Canada, April 2.

“Bill Epstein: Words of Fond Remembrance”, UN Church Centre, New York, 10.

“Early Warning and the Development of Strategic Options”, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, April 25.

“Canada as a Peace-Nation”, official ceremony to unveil a plaque for the Canadian Peace-Nation dedication, Human Rights Monument, Ottawa, May 8.

“Global Watch: UN Monitoring for International Peace and Human Security”, Canadian Peace Research and Education Association (CPREA) Annual meeting, Kingston, May 30.

“The Evolution of Peacekeeping”, International Peacekeeping Summer Institute (IPSI), Acadia University, Nova Scotia, June 11.

“Faculty Panel: The Brahimi Report” (panelist), IPSI, June 11.

“Human Security”, IPSI, June 12.

“Slide Presentation: An Electoral Officer in East Timor, IPSI, June 12.

“Civil-Military Relations in Peacekeeping” (co-presented with Dr. Ken Eyre), IPSI, June 13.

“The Politics of Early Warning”, IPSI, June 13.

“Information and Intelligence-Gathering in Peacekeeping ”, IPSI, June 13.

“Careers in Peacekeeping”, IPSI, June 14.

“International Criminal Tribunals”, IPSI, June 18.

“The future of Peacekeeping: the Brahimi Report recommendations revisited”, IPSI, June 21.

“Global Watch: UN Monitoring for International Peace and Human Security”, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, Summer Symposium on Human Security, Ottawa, July 24.

“Human Security: Freedom from Fear in a Dangerous World”, in “C-99: The Advanced Course”, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, September 12.

“Early Warning and the Development of Strategic Options”, in “C-99: The Advanced Course”, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, September 13.

"Live, Move and Work: Technology and Engineering in Modern Peacekeeping" (Course C-06), lectures on “Monitoring and Positioning Technologies”, “Communications and Information Technologies”, “Technology and Engineering Organizations,” “Technology Selection Criteria,” Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Nova Scotia, September 17-28.

Human Security and Science and Technology”, Organized by the Chair of the Human Security Network (Gov. of Chile), held at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Vienna, October 10.

“Global Watch: UN Monitoring for Peace and Human Security”, Department of Geography, Queen’s University, Kingston, October 26.

"The Experience of Pearl Harbour on the 60th Anniversary", Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 9 December 2001.

“Alternatives to War with Iraq”, Experts’ Panel, Carleton University, Ottawa, December 11, see action.web.ca/home/cpcc/attach/Final%20report.htm.

 

2000^

“Perspective on East Timor: The Efforts of the United Nations”, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Nova Scotia, January 12.

The Future of Warfare: Small Arms are the Big Problem”, opening address, conference on “The Future of International Humanitarian Law and the New Millennium”, Canadian Red Cross and the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, February 10.

“Peacebuilding in East Timor”, Panelist, Fourth Annual Peacebuilding Consultations, DFAIT, Ottawa, February 29.

“War and Peace in the 21st Century: The Work of the United Nations”, Faculty Fellows program, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, March 8.

“East Timor: Traumatic Birth of a New Nation”, Camel Breeders Club, Cornell University, Ithaca, April 27.

“Introduction to Conflict Monitoring”, “Early Warning of Conflict Escalation”, “The Evolution of UN Monitoring and Verification”, “Legal, Political and Technical Aspects of Monitoring and Verification”, “Monitoring Elections in East Timor”, “Information and Intelligence”, “Case Study: The Congo Operation, 1960-64”, “Evidence-Gathering for International Criminal Tribunals”, presentations to the programme on Conflict Management and Peace Monitoring, Guatemalan Institute for Peace and Development (presented at the Guatemalan Min. of Foreign Affairs), Guatemala City, May 3-4.

“Civil-Military Cooperation in East Timor 1999: Observations of an Electoral Officer”, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Nova Scotia, Course C-01, June 7.

“Refugees and IDPs in East Timor: Observations of an Electoral Officer”, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Nova Scotia, Course C-04, June 8.

“Environmental Causes of Conflict”, Pugwash Conference on World Affairs, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, August 4.

“The Contribution of Eastern Spirituality to World Peace and International Organization”, XXXVIth International Congress of Asian and North African Studies, Montreal, September 1, 2000.

“Improving Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC)” and “CIMIC in East Timor 1999”, Course C-01, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Nova Scotia, September 19.

“Early Warning of Armed Conflict”, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Nova Scotia, Course C-99 (“The Advanced Course”), September 19.

“Could the Genocide in Rwanda have been Predicted and Prevented?”, course POE416, Contemporary Canadian External Relations and Defence Policy, Royal Military College, Nov. 9.

“Live, Move and Work: Technology and Engineering in Modern Peacekeeping”, lectures on “Monitoring Technologies”, “Positioning Technologies”, “Communications and Information Technology”, “Protection Technology”, “Technology and Engineering Organizations,” “Technology Selection Criteria,” lectures presented as part of course C-06 (“Live, Move and Work”), Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Nova Scotia, November 13-24.

 

1999^

“Blue Sensors: Cooperative Monitoring Technology in UN Peacekeeping”, Cooperative Monitoring Centre, Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico, March 3.

“Voter Education” prior to the UN-sponsored Popular Consultation in East Timor, UNAMET Registration Centres in Ogues (July 6), Lakonak (August), Ave Maria Church/Suai (August), East Timor.

Press Conference, panel on East Timor, National Press Club, Ottawa, September. Broadcast by CPAC; excerpts from speech broadcast on CBC radio.

“Indonesia Options”, CBC Interview, This Morning with Dick Gordon, September 10, see www.cbc.ca/insite/THIS_MORNING_TORONTO/1999/9/10.html .

“Homage to East Timor”, sponsored by the East Timor Alert Network, University of Ottawa, October 9 (broadcast on CPAC).

“East Timor: Benefit for the UNHCR”, United Nations Association (UNA) - National Capital Region, Arts Centre, Ottawa, October 24.

“Learning from Disaster: The Lessons of East Timor and Rwanda”, talk to the Group of 78, National Press Club, Ottawa, October 26.

“Experiences of a UN Electoral Officer in East Timor ... Or How I spent my Summer Vacation,” International Living Centre, Cornell University, October 28.

“Tools of the Trade: Technologies in Modern Peacekeeping”, a dozen lectures as part of course C-06 (“Live, Move and Work” for military officers from 14 nations), Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Nova Scotia, November 8-19.

“UN Electoral Operations: East Timor Case Study 1999”, Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, November 16. (pdf of PPT)

“East Timor: Traumatic Birth of a New Nation”, State University of New York (SUNY) at Cortland, Cortland, New York, November 30.

“The United Nations in the Twenty-First Century: Technology to Help Peace?”, Catholic Pontifical University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 15.

 

1998^

“Technology for Peacekeeping and Arms Control”, “Common Security” course, University of Toronto, February 24.

“Compliance with Disarmament Provisions: Iraq, UNSCOM and International law”, Peace and Conflict Studies Course, McMaster University, March 2.

“Technology for UN Peacekeeping”, Cooperative Monitoring Centre, Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 18.

“Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq: A Threat Assessment”, Panelist, University of Toronto, March 19.

“Mikhail Gorbachev: Selections from his Memoirs” (Slide presentation), New York, April 15.

“The Cloak and the Blue Beret I: Intelligence in Modern Peacekeeping Operations”, Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS), Ottawa, May 31.

“The Cloak and the Blue Beret II: Could Secret Intelligence Have Prevented the Rwandan Genocide?”, Canadian Peace Research and Education Association (CPREA) Annual Conference, Ottawa, June 2.

“Nuclear Testing in South Asia”, panelist (with slide presentation) in Alumni Reunion Current Events Roundtable “War and Peace Today,” Cornell University, June 5.

“The Cloak and the Blue Beret: Intelligence and UN Peacekeeping Operations”, Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, Nova Scotia, June 19.

“Monitoring Technologies for UN Peacekeeping Operations”, Summer Symposium, Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), Boston, July 14-21.

Introduction of David Malone, Director-General in the Canadian Foreign Ministry (before his talk on “The Security Council and the Criminal Court”), Peace Studies Program lecture on Contemporary International Security Issues, August 17.

“Predicting the Unpredictable: UN Early Warning of Conflict in Africa,” Institute for African Development and the Peace Studies Program, Cornell University, September 3.

“Preventing the Bloodbath: UN intervention and the Genocide in Rwanda”, Brainstorms Series, Faculty-Fellows Program, Cornell University, September 15.

“Cooperative Monitoring and the Evolution of Peacekeeping”, Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Querataro, Mexico, October 1.

“Intro to the United Nations”, talk to the International Living Centre, Cornell Univ., October 29.

“Cooperative Monitoring Technologies for Disarmament and Peacekeeping”, UN Dept. for Disarmament Affairs (staff meeting), Nov. 3.

“Live, Move and Work: Technology and Engineering in Modern Peacekeeping” (2 wk course taught by D. Harries and W. Dorn), Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, N.S., November 16-27.

 

1997^

“Science and Technology for Peacekeeping and Arms Control,” Undergraduate seminar course (Prof. F. Griffiths), Univ. of Toronto, January 14.

“Early and Late Warning of Acute Conflict by the UN Secretary-General,” Conference on “Synergies in Early Warning,” York University, March 17.

“Space-based Technologies to Support the United Nations,” Panel session on “The Politics of Planetary Surveillance,” International Studies Association, Toronto, March 20.

“Working for Peace”, SGI Canada, visiting lecture, Toronto, March 23.

“The Emerging Global Watch: Monitoring and Verification by International Organizations,” Peace Studies Program, Cornell University, May 19.

“Technology for UN Peace-keeping,” Union of Concerned Scientists, Summer Symposium on Science and World Affairs, Cornell University, August 1.

“Intelligence in UN Peace-keeping,” Forcas Unidas (Peace-keeping Training Exercise), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 21.

“Working in Peace and Conflict” and “Carrots, Sticks and Bombs”, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, October 16.

“Carrots, Sticks and Bombs: Ensuring Compliance with Disarmament Treaties”, Carleton University, Ottawa, October 21.

“UN Information-Gathering for Peace and Security: What Goes In Doesn't Necessarily Come Out”, Faculty of Information Studies, (Guest lecture in course “International Organizations: Their Documents and Publications”), Univ. of Toronto, Nov. 20.

“Carrots, Sticks and Bombs: Ensuring Compliance with Disarmament Treaties”, University of Ottawa, (Guest lecture in French law course “Introduction to International Law”), Ottawa, November 24. (en français)

“Technology for Peace-keeping,” Defence Research Establishment—Valcartier (DREV), Valcartier, Quebec, November 26.

 

1996^

“Peace, International Order and the United Nations”, Grade 8 Home Class, St. Mary's High School, Mississauga, February 14.

“UN Peace Operations: The Rapid Reaction Force proposal”, Sixth Fletcher Roundtable on a New World Order, March 29.

“Technologies for Peace-keeping and their Use by the United Nations,” Workshop on “Technology for Peace: Enhancing the Effectiveness of Multilateral Interventions” sponsored by the Program in Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security of the University of Illinois at Urbana, Washington, May 18.

“Technologies for UN Peace-keeping,” Canadian Peace Research and Education Association (CPREA) session at the Canadian Learneds conference, Brock University, June 1.

“Planetary Surveillance and the United Nations,” Workshop on “The Politics of Planetary Surveillance”, Institute of International Relations, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, July 13.

“The Statue of Liberty: America's Peace Monument,” SCC Celebrations, August 30, 1996.

“Introduction of Stephen Lewis (Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF)”, John and Lois Dove Memorial Lecture, George Ignatieff Theatre, Toronto, Sept. 26.

“Technologies for Peace and Their Use by the United Nations,” Second Workshop sponsored by the Program in Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security (ACDIS) of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaigne, October 4. (to be published as chapter in book)

“The United Nations and Global Power”, VANA (Veterans Against Nuclear Arms) lecture, Toronto, October 22.

“The United Nations of the Next generation,” A discussion with the Student UN Club, Soka University, Tokyo, December 20.

“Reform of the United Nations: Some Predictions for the Next Five, Twenty-Five and Fifty Years,” Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research, Tokyo, December 21.

 

1995^

“The League of Nations, the United Nations ... What Next? Reforming the UN System”, Opening talk of the UN Lecture Series, Canadian Institute of International Affairs. (The other speaker was Angus (Ron) Robertson, former Director of the UN Affairs Section at the Canadian Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade), January 10.

“Compliance Provisions in Disarmament Treaties: An Overview”, opening presentation at a workshop on Compliance Systems for Disarmament Treaties, Trinity College, March 3.

“Compliance Provisions in the Chemical Weapons Convention: A Summary”, Workshop on Compliance Systems for Disarmament Treaties, Trinity College, March 3.

“Intelligence and Peace-Keeping: The UN Operation in the Congo 1960-64”, The United Nations at Fifty Conference, Hofstra University, Long Island, March 17.

“Intelligence and the United Nations: Knowledge is Power”, International Relations Speakers Series, University of Toronto, March 28.

“Canadian Activities in Chemical and Biological Defence”, testimony to the Biological and Chemical Defence Review Committee (BCDRC) of the Department of National Defence (DND), Toronto, May 29.

“Transforming the United Nations”, speech to the conference “Countdown 2000: Shaping the Global Age”, June 3.

“Securing Compliance with Disarmament Agreements: The Carrots and Sticks Used by the UN”, Eighth Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the UN System, New York, June 20 (co-presented with A. Fulton).

“Happy 50th Anniversary, United Nations!”, luncheon speech to the Rotary Club (Eglington), June 28.

“Sovereignty, Security and UN Fact-Finding”, 1995 ACUNS/ASIL Summer Workshop, The Hague, July 16-28.

 

1994^

“Woodrow Wilson and the League of Nations: Vision, Reality and Irony”, opening speech at the Symposium on the 75 Anniversary of the League of Nations, Women's National Democratic Club, Washington D.C., March 5.

“Ion Conduction in Lipid Membranes”, Physical Chemistry Seminar, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Toronto, May 5.

“Canadian Activities in Chemical and Biological Defence”, testimony to the Biological and Chemical Defence Review Committee (BCDRC) of the Department of National Defence (DND), Toronto, May 30.

“The Divine as Father: The Hindu Trinity”, SCC Celebrations, Toronto, c. August 14. (repeated in Ottawa on January 1, 1995, and Toronto on February 19, 1995.)

 

1993^

“Keeping Watch for Peace: Fact-finding by the UN Secretary-General”, presentation at the Workshop on Preventive Crisis Management, organized by the Austrian Foreign Ministry, Vienna, January.

“The Chemical Weapons Convention: National and International Implementation”, presentation to the Arms Control and Disarmament Committee of the SPD, Deutsches Bundestag, Bonn, February 2.

“The Chemical Weapons Convention”, introductory presentation at the Science for Peace Workshop on Recent Developments in Arms Control, Ryerson Polytechnical University, May 29. (Also introduction of Canadian Disarmament Ambassador Peggy Mason in the afternoon session).

“Canadian Activities in Chemical and Biological Defence”, testimony to the Biological and Chemical Defence Review Committee (BCDRC), Toronto, May 31.

“Fact-finding by the UN Secretary-General”, Third Workshop on Verification of Arms Reduction, Geneva International Peace Research Institute, Geneva, August 25. [To be published in the workshop proceedings (VU University Press, Amsterdam.)]

 

1992^

“The United Nations and Canada: Ideas for Making Progress”, January 9, World Federalists of Canada-Toronto Branch, talk and slide presentation.

“Non-Proliferation, Arms Transfers and the United Nations”, talk to the North American Model United Nations (First Committee), February.

“The Multilateral Arms Control Verification Project”, presentation to the Executive Committee of Parliamentarians for Global Action, July 10.

“Peace keeping Satellites”, National Meeting on Nuclear Power and Weapons in Space, City Council Chambers, Washington, D.C., July 18.

“Keeping Watch for Peace: Fact-finding by the UN Secretary-General”, paper presented at the IFAC Conference on Supplemental Ways of Increasing International Security, Toronto.

“Gorbachev: The Master Key”, presentation to SCC Celebrations, Aug. 27.

“Arms Control After the End of the Cold War”, talks with the Australian National Group of Parliamentarians for Global Action, Canberra, Australia, September 10. (Upon invitation from Senator Margaret Reynolds.)

“A Growth Area for the United Nations: Fact-Finding”, Written testimony provided to members of the Canadian Standing Committee on External Affairs and International Trade, November 5.

 

1991^

“Institutionalizing Arms Control Verification”, presentation to the Executive Committee of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), Trinity College, Toronto, January 12.

“Civilizing Science”, Ideas, CBC Radio (sections of an interview were used in the feature program), broadcast on January 31.

“Methods for Peacekeeping and Arms Control”, part of Panel Discussion on “The Aftermath of the Gulf War”, McMaster University, March 20.

“Canadian Programs in Chemical and Biological Defence”, oral and written presentation to the Biological and Chemical Defence Review Committee (BCDRC) of the Department of National Defence (DND), Toronto, May 2.

“Reviewing the Biological Weapons Convention”, opening address to the Workshop on the Biological Weapons Convention, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto, June 19.

“Technology for Arms Control Verification in the 1990s”, opening address to the Workshop of the same title, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto, June 20.

“Technology for Peace”, Young Scientists of Canada symposium, University of Toronto, July 18.

“The Achievements of UN Secretary-General U Thant”, presentation to SCC Celebrations, August.

“Compliance Systems for Arms Control Treaties”, panel discussion, organized by Science for Peace and the Markland Group, Trinity College, October 1.

“Brief to the Citizens Inquiry into Peace and Security”, Toronto hearings, October 8.

“Technology for Peace keeping and Arms Control”, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (Peterborough Chapter), Sir Sanford Fleming College, Peterborough, October 10.

“Keeping Watch for Peace: The UN Secretary General's Capability for Fact Finding”, November 28. World Federalists of Canada -- Toronto Branch, talk and slide presentation.

 

1990^

“Science and Spirituality”, slide presentation, SCC Celebrations, New York City, April.

“Open Skies, Open Space and the United Nations”, speech made at the invitation of the Ottawa Disarmament Coalition, Ottawa Public Library April 4. (See Musson, Harry, “Dorn's Morale Booster”, Ottawa Peace Calendar, May 1990, p. 3 and “Open Skies: a Modest Proposal”, Ottawa Disarmament Coalition Review, Spring 1990).

“The Proposal for a U.N. Verification Agency”, presentation to delegates and senior U.N. Secretariat officials, sponsored by the Mission of Nepal to the United Nations, UN Headquarters, April 6.

“Steps for the U.N. General Assembly to establish a U.N. Verification Agency”, principal speech at a luncheon in honour of the Chairman of the U.N. Disarmament Commission (Ambassador Nana Sutresna), sponsored by the Center for War/Peace Studies, New York, May 10.

“The Broader Context of Non-Proliferation and Disarmament: A U.N. Verification Role”, Bellerive Colloquium, June 20 21, Geneva, Switzerland.

“Woodrow Wilson: Statesman of Vision”, slide presentation, SCC Celebrations, New York City, September 2.

“Technologies for Peace keeping and Arms Control Verification”, The Ralph Bunche Institute on the United Nations, City University of New York, Seminar Series, October 24.

“The U.N. Role in Verification”, Forum sponsored by the NGO Committee on Disarmament, United Nations, New York, October 25.

 

1989^

“Canada: Leader in Verification at the United Nations?”, Forum on Peace and Justice, University College, University of Toronto (with Douglas Scott, Q.C.), February 28.

“Strengthening International Verification and Compliance”, lectures at the Workshop on the Control of Chemical and Biological Weapons, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute and the University of Toronto, April 5 & 6.

“John Fitzgerald Kennedy”, slide presentation, SCC Celebrations, New York City, April.

“Biological Weapons Convention: Strengthening International Verification and Compliance”, panelist in event organized by Nurses for Social Responsibility (Ottawa Chapter), Ottawa, April 28.

“Chemical Weapons Disarmament”, Guest lecture, St. Michael's College School, Toronto, May 9.

“Satellite Surveillance for Verification and Crisis Monitoring”, Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium, UN Headquarters, Forum on “The UN Role in Disarmament and International Security” sponsored by the NGO Committee on Disarmament (programme also included presentations by U.N. Ambassadors), May 12.

“The Peace Run in the Arctic and the Midnight Sun Marathon”, slide presentation, SCC Celebrations, New York City, August.

“An International Arctic Monitoring Agency”, speech to plenary meeting, and Resource Person in Workshop 6: “L'Arctique, Zone de Paix; Role des Élus et des Groupes Sociaux”, Nordic Peace Conference, Montreal, September 15 17 (bilingual presentation).

“The United Nations and Canada: Past and Future Roles in Preserving International Peace and Security”, dinner speech to the Model UN at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, October 14.

 

1988^

“The United Nations, Disarmament and Development”, Carleton University, Ottawa, Guest Lecture, Course: “The Arms Race”, March 8.

“Peacekeeping Satellites - A Case for International Surveillance and Verification”, Science for Peace - Ottawa Chapter, University of Ottawa, March 8.

“Making Peace: An Evening of Discussion on Peace Research Activities with Walter Dorn and Alex Michalos”, South Western Regional Association of Science for Peace, Guelph, May 24.

“International Monitoring and Verification”, Dalhousie University, Defence Research and Education Centre, Conference on “Peacemaking and Peacekeeping: Canada and the United Nations - Looking to the 21st Century”, Halifax, June 6.

“Statement from the Peace Research Institute Dundas (PRID) to the Third United Nations Special Session on Disarmament”, Oral Presentation, New York, June 9. (Verbatim Record of speech is contained in U.N. document A/S 15/AC.1/PV.6, p. 56 59.)

“Statement from Science for Peace to the Third UN Special Session on Disarmament”, Co-author of written submission and oral statement. (Oral statement was presented by Prof. Derek Paul, June.)

“The United Nations and Peace keeping Satellites”, guest lecture in course “Search for World Peace”, York University, October 19.

 

1987^

“The United Nations”, slide presentation, SCC Celebrations, New York City, April 12.

“Canada and International Surveillance”, Workshop on Satellite and Airborne Surveillance, University of Toronto, July 7.

“Canada: A Picture Portrait”, slide presentation, SCC Celebrations, New York City, August.

“UN Peace keeping, Confidence Building and Regional Conflicts”, Rapporteur for Working Group V, Group of 78 Annual Conference, Stoney Lake, September 25 27.

“The United Nations Present Activities and Future Prospects in Disarmament”, Scarborough College Student Pugwash, October 22.

 

1986^

“The United Nations, Disarmament and Non-Governmental Organizations”, Science for Peace Lecture, Toronto, May 21.

“The U.N., Disarmament and Non-Governmental Organizations”, York University Student Pugwash Symposium, Toronto, June 26.

“The United Nations, Disarmament and Non-Governmental Organizations”, Model United Nations, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Montreal, July 11.

 

1984^

“Organizing for an International Satellite Monitoring Agency”, panelist in a seminar session at conference “Harmony for a Small Planet”, organized by the World Federalists of Canada, Toronto, May 19.

 

 Complete list to 2016 (pdf).