Side Events

 

Side Event Calendar PDF

Planned side events by Member States, International and Regional Organizations, UN entities,  at the United Nations Headquarters on the occasion of the 3rd NPT PrepCom in New York, 28 April-9 May 2014

Date

Venue

Title and Organizer

Monday
April 28th

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room B (CB)

“Too close for comfort: Cases of near nuclear use and policies for today”
Organized by Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
Contact: Wollenmann Reto (reto.wollenmann@eda.admin.ch)

 

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room 5 (NLB)

“Practical steps toward nuclear disarmament”
Organized by UNIDIR and the IPFM
Contact: Tae Takahashi (ttakahashi@unog.ch)

 

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Trusteeship
Chamber

“20 years of renunciation of nuclear weapons by Ukraine: Lessons learned and prospects of nuclear disarmament”
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN
Contact: Alex Dasosmi (shapovalalex85@gmail.com)

Tuesday
April 29th

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room B (CB)

“Hibakusha testimony: The humanitarian voice in the global movement to abolish nuclear weapons”
Organized by the Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the UN
Contact: Hugo Angulo (hugoangu015@hotmail.com)

Wednesday April 30th

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room B (CB)

“Civil society activities toward the 2015 NPT Review Conference: Putting Hiroshima’s experience into action for the future”
Organized by Hiroshima Prefectural Government
Contact: Takuya Tazawa (t-tazawa85737@pref.hiroshima.lg.jp)

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Trusteeship Chamber

“Nuclear weapons and the moral compass”
Co-organized by the Permanent Mission of the Philippines to the UN and Global Security Institute
Contact: Shirley Flores (shirleyflores@gmail.com)

1.15-2.30 p.m. Conf. Room 9 (CB)

“NPT Article VI and Implementation of the 2010 Review Conference Decisions”
Contact: Andrey Baklitskiy (baklitsky@pircenter.org)

 

1.00-3.00 p.m
German House 871 UN Plaza           

“Preparing for deep cuts: overcoming the gridlock in nuclear arms control”
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations                 Contact: Amalie Harrison (pol-s5-vn@newy.auswaertiges-amt.de) 

Thursday
May 1st

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room B (CB)

“NPT Article VI implementation”
Organized by Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
Contact: Wollenmann Reto (reto.wollenmann@eda.admin.ch)

 

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room 9 (CB)

“Peacemakers: How people around the world are building a world free of war”
Organized by the Permanent Mission of Holy See to the UN
Contact: Terrence McKeegan (tmckeegan@holyseemission.org)

 

1.15-2.30 p.m. Conf. Room 5 (NLB)

“UK-Norway initiative (UKNI): Development of new educational inspection simulations”
Co-organized by the Governments of the United Kingdom and Norway
Contact: Nick Darvell (CBRNPol-DetDisarm2@mod.uk)

Friday
May 2nd

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room B (CB)

“Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education”
Organized by Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Contact: Christian N. Ciobanu (geneva@napf.org)

 

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room 5 (NLB)

“US-UK: Technical challenges in verifying nuclear disarmament”
Organized by the US Department of State
Contact: Kristin Kirkhoff (KirkhoffKE@state.gov)

Monday
May 5th

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room B (CB)

“Briefing on HEU Purchase Agreement”
Organized by the US Department of State
Contact: Kristin Kirkhoff (KirkhoffKE@state.gov)

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room 7 (NLB)

“Next Steps in Increasing Transparency of Nuclear Warhead and Fissile Material Stocks for Nuclear Disarmament”
Co-organized by the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UN and the Permanent Mission of Japan to the UN
Contact: Mary-Honor Kloeg (maryhonor.kloeg@minbuza.nl)

Tuesday
May 6th

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room 6 (NLB)

“Reinforcing international cooperation for the aims of developing nuclear energy”
Organized by the Permanent Mission of France to the UN
Contact: Tomas Napolitano (tomas.napolitano@diplomatie.gouv.fr)

 

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room B (CB)

“EU efforts to strengthen nuclear security”
Organized by the European Union (EEAS)
Contact: Ellie Vance (Eleanor.VANCE@eeas.europa.eu)

Wednesday May 7th

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room 7 (NLB)

“Nuclear security summit 2014 The Hague, The Netherlands”
Organized by the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UN
Contact: Mary-Honor Kloeg (maryhonor.kloeg@minbuza.nl)

Thursday
May 8th

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room B (CB)

“International cooperation for the implementation of the United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004)”
Co-organized by the Permanent Mission of Spain to the UN and the Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN
Contact: Victoria Gonzalez Roman (mvictoria.gonzalez@maec.es)
Claudia Yuriria García (cgarciag@sre.gob.mx)

 

1.15-2.30 p.m.
Conf. Room 7 (NLB)

“Innovating verification – briefing on the findings of NTI’s verification pilot project”
Organized by the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) and the US Department of State
Contact: Corey Hinderstein (hinderstein@nti.org)

 


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