The Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C., is an author, former Senator and Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament, and a long-time supporter of UNA-Canada. He invites you to join him and special guest speaker, award-winning journalist Satya Das, as they celebrate the launch of his newest book Peacemakers: How People Around the World Are Building a World Free of War.
Mr. Roche specialized throughout his 35-year public career in peace and human security issues. He lectures widely on peace and nuclear disarmament themes and was a Visiting Professor at the University of Alberta. He was elected Chairman of the United Nations Disarmament Committee at the 43rd General Assembly in 1988. In 2009, he received the Distinguished Service Award of the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians for his “promotion of human welfare, human rights and parliamentary democracy in Canada and abroad.” He is an Officer of the Order of Canada.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 2:30-4:00 P.M.
Audrey’s Books 10702 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta