Cesar Jaramillo

Cesar Jaramillo

Executive Director of Project Ploughshares

Cesar Jaramillo is executive director at Project Ploughshares, a division of the Canadian Council of Churches. His areas of expertise include nuclear disarmament, outer space security and conventional weapons control. As an international civil society representative, Cesar has addressed, among others, the UN General Assembly First Committee (Disarmament and International Security), the UN Conference on Disarmament, the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), and states parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). He has also given guest lectures and presentations at academic institutions such as the National Law University in New Delhi, the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, and the University of Toronto. An occasional columnist on matters of disarmament and international security, Cesar graduated from the University of Waterloo with an MA in global governance and has bachelor’s degrees in honours political science and in journalism. Prior to joining Project Ploughshares, Cesar held a fellowship at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

Most Recent Posts

Colombia peacedeal

Colombia takes historic step toward peace

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September 27, 2016

If a half-century armed conflict can end at a negotiating table — and not on the battlefield — perhaps a solution can yet be found to other seemingly intractable conflicts around the world, writes Cesar Jaramillo.

Iran Deal

On Iran, a triumph for diplomacy

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July 22, 2015

The deal is the best chance for a peaceful resolution of the standoff over Iran’s nuclear program, despite a double standard on which states can possess nuclear weapons