Warwick Peace Conference – multimedia report!

Student / Young Pugwash UK held its third Annual Conference in March 2018, titled ‘Warwick Peace Conference‘.

The conference brought in over 70 participants, including young researchers, practitioners and students from across the world. Working Groups explored trends from the worlds of politics and technology and how these may influence war and peace.

  • The agenda is here
  • Working Group reports on:
    • Nuclear Weapons and IR here
    • Digital technologies and peace/freedom here
    • Regional security and civil wars here
    • Emerging technologies and strategic stability here

Lord Wood in conversation with BASIC's Seb Brixey-Williams

Lord Wood in conversation with BASIC’s Seb Brixey-Williams

Keynote speaker

Our keynote speaker was Lord Wood of Anfield, the Chair of UNA-UK and a former foreign policy advisor to Gordon Brown and Ed Miliband.

Lord Wood discussed the challenges of balancing principles and interests in a turbulent international context.

The session was chaired by British Pugwash Exec member, Seb Brixey-Williams.


Other guest speakers included:

Chris Cole (Drone Wars UK) and Dr Andrew Futter discussing drone and cyber warfare

Chris Cole (Drone Wars UK) and Dr Andrew Futter discussing drone and cyber warfare

ICAN's Elizabeth Minor and Pugwashite Dr Richard Guthrie on the UN Ban Treaty on nuclear weapons

Elizabeth Minor (ICAN) and Dr Richard Guthrie on the nuclear Ban Treaty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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