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Disarmament And Today's Threats

10 May 2017
Disarmament And Today's Threats

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 12:30 - 14:00
UNOG Library Events Room B-135
Palais des Nations, Geneva

What is the role of disarmament law and international regulations on arms control and non-proliferation of conventional weapons and weapons of mass destruction in today’s international landscape? Is disarmament being effective and can it reduce the occurrence of armed conflicts worldwide? Join us for a debate on these and other questions together with experts in disarmament and international relations on the occasion of the launch of John Kierulf’s book: “Disarmament and International Law” and gain a better understanding of today’s global security landscape and the effectiveness of international law.

Opening remarks
Michael Møller
Director-General, UNOG

John Kierulf
Author and retired diplomat with Denmark's Ministry of Foreign Affaires
Kamelia Kemileva
Executive Manager, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Carsten Staur
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Jarmo Sareva
Director of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, UNIDIR


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