By Gordon Edwards, World BEYOND War, November 21, 2022
She has been an international speaker and writer on peace and disarmament for 37 years. She was Co-President of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) from 1998-2002, and President of the Canadian Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War from 1988-1990. She led two IPPNW delegations to North Korea in 1999 and 2000. Her award winning book, Enough Blood Shed: 101 Solutions to Violence, Terror, and War, has been translated into Japanese and Korean. She has won many awards including the Queen’s Medal on two occasions, the Award of Excellence from Doctors of BC in 2019 and, with Dr. Jonathan Down, the 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention. She taught a free zoom course, Global Solutions for Peace, Equality, and Sustainability sponsored by Next Gen U and IPPNW Canada. The course is about reform of the United Nations to increase its capacity to address the existential crises we face today.
Thank you, Mary-Wynne, for your outstanding example – a life of service to humanity.