Archive | March, 2017

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.

Challenges to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty – Pugwash event at University of Nottingham

On 1st March, Student / Young Pugwash held a joint event with the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism (CST) at University of Nottingham.

The guest speaker was Peter Jenkins, who spoke about the history, successes and challenges of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.…