Statement prepared by Pugwash Conferences and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. Released on 7th June.
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The below is a summary of and link to a commentary by Ambassador Peter Jenkins, Chair of British Pugwash.
The United Kingdom government recently announced, in the context of an integrated policy review, that it will move to an overall nuclear weapon stockpile of no more than 260 (from a previous target of no more than 180) and that it will extend its longstanding policy of deliberate ambiguity by no longer making public figures for its operational stockpile, deployed warheads and deployed missiles.…
Ethical Careers in STEM (June 9th)
A virtual careers event exploring different opportunities available to STEM graduates.…
Topics covered include:
- International developments vis-a-vis arms control
- Student/Young Pugwash UK
- PeaceJam UK
- British Pugwash Lecture at Hay: Jim Al-Khalili
- Multimedia from events
- Welcoming our Patrons
- The Joseph Rotblat Memorial Trust
British Pugwash is troubled to note the UK Government’s decisions, announced in the Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, to increase the UK’s stockpile of nuclear warheads and no longer to reveal the number of these weapons that will be kept operational.…
Throughout March, Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) UK ran a series of online ‘peace workshops’, bringing together international researchers and policy practitioners to discuss opportunities for international co-operation, arms control and peace.
Some of the sessions were recorded (below).…