Lesson 1: Introduction to Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

Disarmament and Non Proliferation Education Site

Disarmament and International Security (pdf)

Education Resource Guide

Hague Appeal for Peace

Laurier Institute for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research 

UN Basic Disarmament Guide (pdf)

United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs

UN Disarmament Calendar

Lesson 2: Small Arms and Light Weapons

Adult Wars, Child Soldiers
UNICEF Report that Interviews Child Soldiers

Canada Firearms Centre

Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Peace Education – UN Cyberschoolbus

United Nations  - Small Arms and Light Weapons

United Nations – Small Arms Conference Database

War Affected Children


Lesson 3: Landmines

DFAIT – Canada’s guide to the Global Ban on Landmines

International Campaign to Ban Landmines

International Committee of the Red Cross

Mine Ban Treaty Text

National Defence Mine – Canadian Forces Landmine Database

Ottawa Process – Negotiating the Treaty to Ban Landmines

UNICEF – Landmine Awareness Case Studies

United Nations:  The Electronic Mine Information Network

Teacher Resources – student activities, worksheets, lesson plans

Landmine Poetry – Lesson Plan

Mine Action Student Workbook

UNDP – Mine Action

UN – Teaching Unit on Landmines

Webquest about Landmines

World Vision – Lesson plans on Landmines

49 Ideas for School Involvement in the Landmine Crisis

Lesson 4: Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

Arms Negoations and Nuclear Disarmament

The Atomic Archive

Atomic Incidents – a website by students

Biographies of Key people in the Atomic Age

Biographies of People involved in Nuclear

Canada’s Efforts in Biological, Chemical, and Nuclear Warfare

Canada's Lonely Stand in Favour of Nuclear Disarmament

Canada’s Nuclear Pioneers

Canada and the Nuclear Challenge

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

Disarmament Treaties and Agreements

Effect of the A Bomb on Japanese Citizens

History of Nuclear Testing – Greenpeace Article

Lesson Plan – Arms Control and Treaties

Lesson Plan – Balance of Nuclear Powers

Major International Instruments on Disarmament

Nuclear Data of Stockpiles, Testing

Nuclear and Chemical Disarmament Implementation

Nuclear Danger and Global Survival – links to online articles

Nuclear Education Kit

Nuclear Incidents

Nuclear World

The Nuclear Weapon Archive

Research Chernobyl Disaster

Treaties, Speaches, Documents on Nuclear Weapons

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Lesson 5: Chemical and Biological Weapons (CBW)

Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)

Canadian Research and Information Centre – Bioterror

CBW Educational Module

Centers for Disease Control – Bioterrorism Agents/Diseases

Chemical and Biological Warfare – Encyclopedia Article

Chemical and Biological Weapons - DFAIT

Chemical Weapons and Biological Weapons- Online Tutorials

Chemical and Biological Fact Sheets by Country

Chemical and Biological Weapon Case Studies

Chemical Terrorism – CSIS

Chemical Warfare Resources

Emergency Preparedness and Response

Government of Canada – Arms control

Global Partnership

How Biological and Chemical Warfare works

Preparedness – If there is a Biological or Chemical Attack

Stories in the News – Newspaper Articles that are CBW Related

Lesson 6 Road to Disarmament and Non-Proliferation:
A Human Security Approach

Canadian Consortium on Human Security

Canada’s Human Security Website

Centre for Peace and Human Security

Center for Defense information

Contributions to International Peace and Security

Commission on Human Security

Human Security Network

Lester B Pearson Peacekeeping Centre

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Ploughshares' peacebuilding and conflict prevention initiatives

Un Conference on Human Security

UNIDIR – Focus on Human Security


Youthzone on Security

Teacher Resources

Bringing Human Security into the Classroom

Expert Interviews on Security

Lesson Plans on Human Security

Peacekeeping Lesson Plan

Teaching Guide on International Terrorism (USIP)

Webquest – UN Conference on Human Security