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NWC Reset: Frameworks for a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World

August 8, 2023 @ 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm CEST

Tuesday August 8. 13:15-14:45
United Nations, Vienna. Conference Room M4

An event to explore the legal, technical and institutional measures and frameworks to facilitate the global prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons. This event includes discussion of a working paper to the 2023 Non-Proliferation Treaty Meeting entitled NWC Reset: Frameworks for a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World.

The working paper was presented to the 2023 NPT Prep Com at its plenary meeting on August 2 by Jackie Cabasso. It includes reflections on the political environment for comprehensive nuclear disarmament, an outline of three possible approaches for establishing the framework for a nuclear-weapon-free world, plus recommendations to the 2023 NPT Prep Com for the commencement of deliberations to achieve comprehensive nuclear disarmament within timebound commitments.

Co-Chairs

  • Vanessa Lanteigne (Canada)
    Rotary Fellow. PNND Program Officer. Former Executive Director of Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
  • Alyn Ware (New Zealand/Czech Republic)
    Principal Drafter, 1997 Model NWC. Program Director, World Federalist Movement. Peace and Disarmament Program Director, World Future Council. NWC Reset Working Group Member.

Speakers

  • Jackie Cabasso (USA)
    Executive Director, Western States Legal Foundation. NWC Reset Working Group Member
  • Jurgen Scheffran (Germany)
    Professor and chair of Research Group Climate Change and Security at Hamburg University. Co-Chair, International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility. Principal Drafter, 1997 Model NWC. NWC Reset Working Group Member
  • Vanda Proskova (Czech Republic)
    Vice-President, PragueVision Institute for Sustainable Security. Core Team Member, Youth Fusion. NWC Reset Working Group Member

Details

Date:
August 8, 2023
Time:
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm CEST

Organizer

Abolition 2000
Email
info@baselpeaceoffice.org
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Venue

United Nations Vienna
Wagramer Str. 5, 1220
Vienna, Austria
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