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UN High Representative gives evidence to Committee

UN Building
11 December 2018

The International Relations Committee takes evidence on the state of global nuclear diplomacy and the challenges facing the established non-proliferation and disarmament regime.

Witnesses

Wednesday 12 December in Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster

At 10.40am

  • Ms Izumi Nakamitsu, Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs, United Nations
  • Ioan Tudor, Chief, Weapons of Mass Destruction Branch, United Nations

Possible questions

  • How would you characterise the state of global nuclear diplomacy today? To what extent are the challenges facing multilateralism generally affecting nuclear diplomacy specifically?
  • Ahead of the 2020 Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) what are the biggest challenges facing the NPT regime?
  • In your view, how do the NPT and the Treaty on the prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) fit together?
  • What are the prospects for the agreement of a Fissile Material Cutoff Treaty?
  • To what extent is the developments of new technologies affecting the established non-proliferation regime?

Further information


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