“Progressive Measures to Prevent a New Nuclear Arms Race”
Side event at the Second Preparatory Committee Meeting for the 2020 NPT Review Conference
Date: May 3, 2018
Time: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Conference Room XVI in the Palais de Nations
The Arms Control Association invites you to join us for a briefing and discussion on a common strategy to address key challenges to the NPT regime, including: the accelerating U.S.-Russian arms race and uncertain future of key bilateral nuclear arms reduction agreements; North Korean nuclear and missile testing; and U.S. threats to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, through effective measures to advance key disarmament-related goals and objectives of the treaty, including the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Daryl G. Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association
Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Opening remarks from:
Jamie Walsh, deputy director for disarmament and nonproliferation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ireland