British Pugwash Annual Report 2016

Key topics: developments on the international disarmament scene; Trident: emerging technologies; the NPT RevCon and the Disarmament Institute(BRINDI); science and ethics; energy policy and climate change

What underlies North Korea’s drive to acquire nuclear weapons?

On Tuesday 25 April 2017, a British Pugwash discussion meeting will tackle the question of what motivates North Korea's nuclear programme, against the background of recent events. The speaker will be John Everard, a former diplomat who has extensive experience of North Korea and China.