2023 NPT Preparatory Committee: IPB Side Events

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Date(s) - Monday - Jul 31, 2023 - Thursday - Aug 3, 2023
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The Preparatory Committee meets for two weeks in the three years leading up to the Review Conference of the Nuclear-Non Proliferation Treaty.  For the 2023 NPT PrepCom, the International Peace Bureau is hosting three side events, which will take place at the United Nations in Vienna and virtually on Zoom on July 31st and August 02 & 03, 2023.

1. Nuke Free Europe: Nuclear Sharing and Other Threats: Monday 31 July, 15:30- 17:30 CEST.  To join online click here.

Guest speakers include: Alain Rouy (Mouvement de la Paix, France), Lisa Clark (Rete Italiana Pace e Disarmo, Italy), Ludo de Brabander (Vrede, Belgium), Tom Unterrainer (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, UK), Marion Küpker (Association of Reconciliation, Germany).

2. The Role of Nuclear Weapons in a Shifting Geopolitical Landscape: Wednesday 2 August, 10.30-12.30 CEST. To join online click here.

Guest speakers include: Sérgio Duarte (Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs Brazil), Kate Hudson (General Secretary of CND, United Kingdom), Vanessa Lanteigne (Program Officer for Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, Canada), Stephanie Verlaan (intern at the UN Office of Disarmament Affairs, Australia).

3. Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and Nuclear Weapons:  Thursday 3 August, 15:30-17.30 CEST. To join online  click here.

Guest speakers include: Michael Klare (Professor Emeritus at Five Colleges and Author), Jürgen Altmann (Physicist and Peace researcher at TU Dortmund University, Germany).