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American and European proponents of reducing non-strategic, or tactical, nuclear weapons, NSNW (especially those belonging to Russia) have stepped up their rhetoric in the past couple of years. The new NATO Strategic Concept, which was adopted at the Lisbon summit in November 2010, and the Senate re...

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In the first issue of the Yaderny Kontrol in November 1994 we published an interview headlined “Nine Questions on Nuclear Nonproliferation” with Gennady Evstafiev, who served at the time as head of the disarmament and WMD nonproliferation department of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR)....

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  • Affiliation : Director, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Middlebury Institute of International Studies
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Assessing the Prospects for the Implementation of the Article VI of the NPT by the Nuclear Weapon States: On the Eve of the First Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference 26.04.2012

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR

(In cooperation with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs)

 

15.00-15.20 Opening remarks

  •  Dr. Vladimir A. ORLOV, President, PIR Center, Advisor to the Russian Delegation to the First  Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference
  •   H.E. Alexandre FASEL, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the Conference on Disarmament
  • Kasym-Zhomart TOKAYEV, Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva

15.20-16.20 Panel Discussion

  • Philip KIMPTON, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Australia in Geneva
  • Dr. William POTTER, Director, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies and Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar Professor of Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, USA
  • H.E. Jean-Hugues SIMON-MICHEL, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of France to the Conference on Disarmament
  • Victor L. VASILIEV, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva
  • Dr. Vladimir A. ORLOV, President, PIR Center, Advisor to the Russian Delegation to the First  Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference
  • Dr. Yury E. FEDOROV, Member, PIR Center Executive Board

16.20-17.50 Q&A session and discussion

17.50-18.00 Closing remarks

For questions, please contact Alexander Kolbin by email: kolbin at pircenter.org  

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