On the 30th and 31st March, British Pugwash and the Pugwash Committee of Kazakhstan held a joint workshop (made up of two sessions) to discuss analysis, ideas and past experiences pertinent to nuclear risk reduction.
The sessions were chaired by Dr Timur Zhantikin (Pugwash Committee of Kazakhstan) and Sergey Batsanov (International Pugwash). Videos of presentations are below.
Paul Ingram – Prospects for nuclear disarmament diplomacy in the wake of the Ukraine War
Sergey Savelyev – Nuclear-weapon-free zones as a factor of regional and international security
Olamide Samuel – The Ailing Legitimacy of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation regime
Ulan Igibayev – Activities of the Republic of Kazakhstan in support of the CTBT
Dr Timur Zhantikin – Nuclear deterrence, nuclear disarmament, nuclear nonproliferation
Harry Spencer – Missile Defence and Contemporary Deterrence Strategy: Prospects for Risk Mitigation
Arman Miniyazov – A complex of scientific, technical and engineering works to bring the former Semipalatinsk test site to a safe state
Dr David Alexandre Ellwood – Einstein, Risk and History
British Pugwash would like to thank our Kazakh counterparts for their insightful talks during the workshop.