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This page contains statements made during the General exchange of views and proposals for advancing multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations, as well as presentations made during the substantive panel discussions.

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Panel I, part I: Multilateral Treaty Based Obligations and Commitments

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Ms. Theresa Hitchens, Director of UNIDIR
Ms. Beatrice Fihn, Reaching Critical Will
Mr. Ward Wilson, Senior fellow, James Martin Center
H.E. Perter Woolcott, Permanent representative of Australia, Moderator

Panel I, part II: Towards a world free of nuclear weapons

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Ms. Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova,
Senior Research Associate, James Martin Centre
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Ms. Gioconda Ubeda, Secretary-General of OPANAL.
Mr. Paul Wilson, Deputy Permanent representative of Australia, Moderator

Panel II: Other initiatives and proposals

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Mr. Jarmo Sareva, Director, UNODA Geneva Branch
Mr. Thomas Nash, Article 36
H.E. Elissa Golberg, Permanent Representative of Canada, Moderator

Panel III: Lessons learned: Transparency, confidence building and verification

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Mr. Anders Persbo, Executive Director, VERTIC
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Mr. Pavel Podvig, Programme Lead, Weapons of Mass Destruction Programme, UNIDIR
Mr. Jean Pascal Zanders, Senior Research Fellow, EUISS
Mr. Marc Versteder, Deputy Permanent representative of the Netherlands, Moderator

Topic IV: Perspectives on the necessary framework to achieve and maintain a nuclear weapons free world

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Dr. Rebecca Johnson, Director, Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy
H.E. Anthony Andanje, Deputy Permanent Representative of Kenya, Moderator
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Panel V: International Law relevant to the use of nuclear weapons

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H.E Dell Higgie, Permanent Representative of New Zealand, Moderator
Prof. Andrew Clapham. Director, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Prof. Louise Doswald-Beck, former Head of Legal Division, ICRC
H.E Dell Higgie, Permanent Representative of New Zealand, Moderator

Panel VI: Approaching nuclear disarmament from different angles

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Dr. Patricia Lewis, Research Director, International Security, Chatham House
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Dr. John Borrie, Senior Researcher and Policy Advisor, UNIDIR
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Mr. Neil Buhne, Head of geneva Liaison Office, BCPR, UNDP
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H.E. Urs Schmid, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the Conference on Disarmament, Moderator

Topic VII: Roles and Responsabilities for nuclear disarmament

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Mr. Tarik Rauf, Consultant
H.E. Antonio Guerriero, permanent Representative of Brazil to the Conference on Disarmament, Moderator

Panel VIII: The Role of parliamentarians in advancing nuclear disarmament

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Mr. Martin Chungong, Deputy Secretary-General, IPU
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The Honorable Saber Chowdhury, President of IPU Committee on Peace and International Security
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Baroness Sue Miller, House of Lords, UK Parliament
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Mr. Alyn Ware, Global Coordinator, parliamenmts for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament
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H.E. Ulises Canchola, Deputy Permanent Representative of Mexico, Moderator
Note: The summaries by the moderators represent their respective personal reflections and have no special status.



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