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British Pugwash Newsletter October 2016

British Pugwash Newsletter October 2016 Topics include: New Chair of British Pugwash; Emerging technologies and the nuclear debate; COMEST and robotics; Student/Young Pugwash: first annual conference; Climate change and the Global Energy Calculator

British Pugwash Annual Report 2015

Key topics: developments on the international disarmament scene with major implications for British Pugwash; Trident update; the 2015 NPT Review Conference; the Disarmament Institute (BRINDI); science and ethics, including autonomous weapons; chemical weapons; UK and European energy policy.

The Iran Case and Lessons for Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Amb. Peter Jenkins, twice British Ambassador in the UK Mission to the International Atomic Energy Agency, from 2001 to 2006, and a current member of the British Pugwash Executive Committee outlines the lessons that can be learned from the difficult and prolonged process of negotiation between Iran, the P5+1and the EU.

International Student/Young Pugwash workshop, Pugwash, Nova Scotia 12-13 July 2015

Alexandra Tsamados, British Pugwash Student & Youth Coordinator reports on an International Student/Young Pugwash Workshop: "Strengthening the young disarmament network", held at the Thinkers Lodge, Pugwash, Nova Scotia on the 12-13 July 2015. The meeting brought together nine students from Canada, the USA, the UK and Israel, to discuss ways to enhance the network of young disarmament advocates.