Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

projectsavetheworld's podcast

Feb 1, 2019

If the United Nations had a service ready to go overseas at a moment’s notice to prevent a war or protect people from an insurgent movement, the other countries would not feel it necessary to maintain such expensive armies of their own.  They could just call the UN for help whenever trouble was looming. Such a peace service should not just be military; it should be able to mediate conflicts in advance too.  (Video version 21 May 2018)

  • Robin Collins, Group of 78, Canadian Pugwash Group, and World Federalist Movement.
  • Timothy Donais, Associate Professor of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Peter Langille, Author of Developing a United Nations Emergency Peace Service (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) , in conversation with the host, Metta Spencer.

This series of weekly discussions is produced by Peace Magazine (see ) and Project Save the World (see ). On the latter website, you are invited to comment on this podcast episode and endorse the Platform for Survival, a list of 25 public policy proposals that, if enacted, will markedly reduce the risk of the six most urgent threats to humankind.