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Re-evaluation of NATO’s Nuclear Weapons Strategy New Projects for nuclear-free zone after the NATO S

Re-evaluation of NATO’s Nuclear Weapons Strategy New Projects for nuclear-free zone after the NATO S

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Re-evaluation of the NATO-nuclear strategy – possible steps towards nuclear weapons free zones after the NATO summit 2012

 

 

opening and welcome, by Helmut Scholz, MEP

 

• The new NATO-Nuclear Weapons Strategy
– Ottfried Nassauer, Director BITS, Germany
• The political conception of modernization-programs for nuclear weapons – state of play in an international comparison
– Kate Hudson (CND), United Kingdom
• The anti-missiles shield challenge in the global frame of a multipolar world
– Dr – Viktor Mizin, Deputy Director of the Institute for International Studies at the Moscow State Institute for International Relations (MGIMO); RF – (requested)
• Will the victory of Hollande change the debate on nuclear weapons in France? – Dr Perrin Toinin (IPPNW), FR (requested)


• Debate
 
• Roundtable: After Chicago 2012 – challenges for the EU and EU Member States to take political steps towards nuclear disarmament
with Paul Schäfer, MP (DIE LINKE, Germany), Keith Taylor, MEP (Greens/EPA, United Kingdom), Pino Arlacchi , MEP (S&D, Italy), Fiona Hall, MEP (ALDE, United Kingdom) – requested

 

• Nuclear weapons convention in 2012,
– Daniela Varano (ICAN), FR – requested
• NPT-Conference and campaigns oft he international peace movement, proposals for strengthening the co-ordination
– Magnus Lovold (ICAN), Norway – requested
• Nuclear weapons free zones in Europe – real opportunity or political wish-dreaming? –political options and next steps:
– Dr Michele di Paolantonio, President of AIMPGN (IPPNW Italia) on the proposal of Mediterranean nuclear weapons free sea (MNWFS)
– Yuri Donskoy, IPPNW Ukraine, on “Ukrainian position on nuclear disarmament, Ukrainian IPPNW thinking on new NATO strategy and policy for support of NW free zones in Europe”,
– Zita Makói, MD, IPPNW Hungary

 

• Debate and conclusions

 

contact:

Helmut Scholz, MEP
[email protected]


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