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Our centre and participants

The Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) is a dynamic space on the University of Waterloo campus, home to peace-oriented innovators, and established organizations from the region's vibrant peacebuilding field. The common goal of advancing peace collaboratively and creatively is the lifeblood of the CPA’s unique working community. The Centre stands as a bridge between campus and community, academics and practice, and faith and justice.

Our ecosystem

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada is a leading hub for innovation on a national and global scale. The University of Waterloo has been rated Canada’s most innovative university for 26 years running, operates the world’s largest co-operative education program, and now supports a wide array of student entrepreneurship opportunities. In addition to being the home of countless cutting-edge tech companies, our surrounding community has nurtured significant social innovations in areas such as restorative justice, poverty alleviation, and refugee resettlement.

  1. May 24, 2018Nuclear Disarmament Advocate Honoured at Waterloo Convocation

    Conrad Grebel University College is pleased to have nominated Setsuko Thurlow for an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree (LLD) from the University of Waterloo for her outstanding contribution to society as an advocate for peace and nuclear disarmament.

  2. May 3, 2018Peace through Artistic Expression: Peace and Conflict Studies Bridges Academia and Art

    Last week, the University of Waterloo hosted its 10th annual Teaching and Learning Conference. Each year, the conference brings together instructors from a variety of faculties and departments to share research and teaching strategies through interactive workshops and panel discussions.

  3. May 1, 2018Two Epp Peace Incubator participants win The Spark Intiative awardthe spark initiative banner

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  1. May 24, 2018War or Peace in Cyberspace: What It Means for YouWar or peace in cyberspace shareable image

    Cyberspace is a vital, if vulnerable, environment that is being subjected to significant “militarization”. At the same time, its importance for global society is increasingly evident. What are the prospects for cooperative security arrangements that would constrain state action in cyberspace?

  2. May 28, 2018Community-Based Research Excellence Tool Launch + WorkshopCBRET Launch Publication

  3. June 13, 2018Nukes and the Nobel: A Conversation with Setsuko ThurlowNukes and the Nobel: A Conversation with Setsuko Thurlow

    Join us for a conversation with 2017 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and world-renowned nuclear ban advocate Setsuko Thurlow.

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