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Former Defence Secretary gives evidence on nuclear issues

11 January 2019

The International Relations Committee takes evidence on nuclear risk, the challenges facing the current non-proliferation regime, the UK Position on the on the Ban Treaty, and the UK approach to the 2020 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.

Witnesses

Wednesday 16 January in Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster

At 11.50am

  • The Rt Hon Lord Browne of Ladyton, former Secretary of State for Defence (2006-2008), Vice-Chair, Nuclear Threat Initiative

Issues to be discussed include:

  • The current level of nuclear risk
  • The effects of the development of new technologies on the global nuclear diplomacy
  • The challenges facing the non-proliferation regime from Iran and North Korea
  • The role of Russia in destabilisation of the non-proliferation regime
  • The UK's approach to the Ban Treaty
  • The UK's position ahead of the 2020 NPT Review Conference

 

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