A World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Desirable? Feasible?
WHENOctober 3, 2017 6:30-8pmWHERE
NYUAD Campus, Conference Center
WHONYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public
This lecture underlines the special character of nuclear weapons and discusses the desirability and the feasibility of a nuclear-weapon-free world. In addition to addressing some past activities that worked to promote nuclear disarmament and the transition to a nuclear-weapon-free world, the lecture also covers the significant developments initiated by the January 2007 Wall Street Journal op-ed coauthored by Shultz, Perry, Kissinger, and Nunn, which culminated in the April 2009 Prague speech by President Obama.
Speakers Francesco Calogero, Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’; Former Secretary-General of Pugwash Conferences, Individuals
Hosted by NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
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