International Order & Conflict

Promoting the Global Instruments of Nonproliferation and Disarmament

The Permanent Missions of Japan, Poland and Turkey to the United Nations,  in cooperation
with the Stimson Center, are pleased to present

 


PROMOTING THE GLOBAL INSTRUMENTS OF NONPROLIFERATION AND DISARMAMENT
THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE NUCLEAR CHALLENGE

Durable peace and security cannot be achieved without sustainable development, and lasting development will not take place unless stability through trade and human exchanges are ensured. This full-day meeting will consider the linkages between security challenges and development objectives, focusing on how disarmament and non-proliferation can reinforce global economic development and sustainable growth. More specifically, it will tackle the challenges posed by the threat of proliferation of sensitive WMD technologies, addressing such questions as:

• How can we enhance the role of the United Nations in the sphere of disarmament and non-proliferation, particularly WMD non-proliferation?
• What are the challenges states face in fully implementing their international commitments? What technical assistance can be provided to address these challenges?
• How can we create innovative partnerships between non-proliferation instruments and other international, regional, and sub-regional organizations?

GUEST SPEAKERS:

H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General
Ms. Ellen Laipson, President and CEO, Stimson Center
Mr. George Perkovich, Vice President, Carnegie Endowment

PARTICIPANTS:

UN Member States and UN Secretariat (UNODA and UNDPA)
Experts from relevant UN Security Council Resolutions committees
Representatives of regional and international organizations (IAEA, OAS, CARICOM)
Scholars, industry and think tank representatives


LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED.
THIS EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY.

 

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