Building a nuclear-weapon-free world
28 – 29 August 2016 | Astana, Kazakhstan
International conference of parliamentarians, mayors, religious leaders, government representatives and disarmament experts held in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the closing the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.
Astana city tours
19.00 – 20.30
10:00 – 19:30
Building a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World
9:00 – 12:30
7:00 – 21:00
Trip to Semipalatinsk
From the conference blog
by Fiachra Ó Raghallaigh. Jayantha Dhanapala, a keynote speaker at the international conference Building a Nuclear Weapon Free World, is one of the most successful diplomats in the nuclear disarmament field. Fiachra O Raghallaigh, Researcher for the World Future...
Over the past few years, tensions between nuclear-armed blocs have re-surfaced, increasing the risk of a nuclear assault by accident or miscalculation, and hindering the prospects for multi-lateral nuclear disarmament. These include the conflicts between Russia and...
Reprinted from the Astana Times As we have underlined on many occasions, we are living in deeply uncertain times. Our world faces complex challenges and threats that put at risk all we have achieved and all our hopes for the future. The global economy remains weak....