General Sir Hugh Beach, former Master-General of the Ordnance and Dr Nick Ritchie, Bradford Disarmament Research Centre addressed a British Pugwash discussion meeting at University College London.
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Addressing current disarmament and non-proliferation Issues
British Pugwash co-sponsored, with the International Institute of Strategic Studies, the inaugural UK discussion of the International Network of Emerging Nuclear Specialists (INENS).
Rethinking Nuclear Weapons
Ward Wilson, Senior Fellow at the James Martin Center for Non-proliferation Studies, Monterey Institute, addressed a British Pugwash discussion meeting at University College London on the pragmatic question of whether nuclear weapons are effective and of economic or political value, setting aside the many moral arguments that can be made.
A Middle East weapons of mass destruction free zone
The fifth London Conference on this important and difficult issue was again organised by the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS, and co-sponsored by British Pugwash.
What did the NPT Review Conference achieve?
The discussion meeting after the British Pugwash AGM focused on ‘The 2010 NPT Review Conference: consequences for the future of disarmament and non-proliferation’. Speakers included Ambassador Peter Jenkins, Geneva Centre for Security Policy; previously UK Ambassador to the IAEA; Carol Naughton, Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy; and Prof. John Simpson, Mountbatten Centre for International Studies.
Joseph Rotblat Memorial Lecture 2010
This annual lecture at the Guardian Hay Festival was given this year by Basharat Peer, author of Curfewed Night, a memoir about the struggle for justice in Kashmir.