Student/Young Pugwash UK is delighted to release a new report on developments with hypersonic missile technology. The paper covers the latest technologies, the key states involved, the risks posed and the potential ways forward for arms control and non-proliferation.…
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Topics covered in the British Pugwash Autumn 2019 Newsletter include:
- Ethical Science Mini-Conference: Nottingham, All welcome!
- Tehran meeting on JCPOA: Pugwash delegation to Iran
- Training day – DIY Media – Create compelling video!
Item 1: Iran visit – International Pugwash visited Tehran (Iran) for a two-day meeting to discuss the JCPOA (the ‘Iran Deal’) – Meeting notes and photos here
Item 2: Killer robots – Professor John Finney, of the British Pugwash Trust, has written for Responsible Science about the risks of ‘killer robots’ and the UN’s COMEST Commissions work on the issue – here
Item 3: NPT update – International Pugwash President Sergio Duarte published a commentary about the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty – here…
Key topics include: developments on the international scene, including US and Russia; Student / Young Pugwash activities; WMD Awareness – the podcast; Events; BPG development – eg. Business Development Plan; International Pugwash activities.…
Topics covered in the British Pugwash Spring 2019 Newsletter include:
- Delegation to Moscow to discuss arms control
- Hypersonic missiles and strategic stability – new research
- British Pugwash Annual General Meeting + Public Lecture
- Student/Young Pugwash UK – Conference Report
- Rotblat Memorial Lecture – A review
- ‘Capturing Technology.
On 15th March 2019, a conference was held at the German Federal Foreign Office titled ‘Capturing Technology. Rethinking Arms Control’.
The aim of the Conference was to promote a well-informed international dialogue on the nature and implications of the current technological trends and to discuss whether new solutions are needed to ensure that the global arms control architecture can effectively capture new technologies.…