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Young citizen journalists reporting from international disarmament conferences

Atomic Reporters & SYP UK Partnership: Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) UK is pleased to support the work of Atomic Reporters (here), who will be sending a team of citizen journalists to Vienna to cover three back-to-back disarmament conferences this month. From mid-June, the team from Atomic Reporters will be at: The first meeting of member states […]

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VIDEO: China’s nuclear weapons – Policies, arms control and engagement

On 16th October 2020, a Student/Young Pugwash UK webinar hosted Dr Tong Zhao, a senior fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, based at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing. His research focuses on strategic security issues, including arms control, missile defence, hypersonic weapons, and regional nuclear […]

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Call for presentations – Ethical Science festival, November 2020

In November, Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) UK is hosting a ‘Festival of Ethical Science‘. This will be a series of webinars and discussions on the ethical implications of science and technology – and we want your views! Could you give a presentation for 5 to 15 minutes? Anything on your mind? We are seeking proposals for […]

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Pugwash Training – Facing the media with confidence

Sat 26th September // Zoom // SYP UK & Media Trust Student/Young Pugwash UK has partnered with the Media Trust to organise an interactive training session for six people interested in peace, disarmament and arms control. Any levels of experience welcome! You’ll learn how to: Put across your messages effectively on TV and radio How […]

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VIDEO: Iran and Nuclear Weapons (SYP webinar)

On 3rd August (5pm), Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) hosted its third webinar. The guest speaker was Sahil Shah, a Policy Fellow at the European Leadership Network and expert on the Iran Nuclear Deal (‘JCPOA’). Discussion topics included: • The state of play with the JCPOA • Recent mysterious attacks on Iranian facilities • International Atomic Energy […]