The Military-Industrial Complex, the Bottom Billion and the UN

12 November 2009

Speaker: Amb. Jayantha Dhanapala Pugwash President
Discussants: Dr Rebecca Johnson, Director of the Acronym Institute and Dr Glen Rangwala, Trinity College, Cambridge
Chair: Katie Taylor, Cambridge Student Pugwash President

The Pugwash President discussed the linkage between human security and national security, exploring the resources behind the military-industrial complex and the failure to meet the Millennium Development Goals. This relationship between development and disarmament has been made by the UN and other agencies. The event was co-sponsored by Cambridge Student Pugwash and British Pugwash.

View Jayantha’s presentation (pdf)